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Conveniently timed after Jon Stewart finished tallying the media hype about Chris Christie's non-candidacy, he returned to a old, reliable subject: Mitt Romney's shapeshifting political career. And what followed was the media pendulum swinging back to spotlight the under-the-radar GOP frontrunner. The Daily Show host breezes through Mitt's early 90's abrupt about face on being pro-choice, sharing almost the exact same sentiment with Obama on corporate tax loopholes in 2003, and his faux-populist jobs-oriented 2012 campaign. The segment played like a humorous bit of opposition research. It also gave us this one-liner from Stewart: "Even if Republican voters know who the real Mitt Romney is, Mitt Romney doesn't." 

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