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NOV
30
2 YEARS

Jon Stewart Mocks Obama-Romney Lunch (Video)

The Comedy Central host said: "Obama couldn't have met the guy in a restaurant? Had to make him come to the White House? That's some cold brew."

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President Obama's hourlong lunch with Mitt Romney on Thursday was prime fodder for skewering by Jon Stewart on The Daily Show.

Obama and Romney were photographed shaking hands in the Oval Office at the White House, and the two former rivals were served turkey chili and chicken salad in the presidential dining room.

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In mocking the much-hyped event, The Daily Show rolled footage of the 1988 Eddie Murphy movie Coming to America, in which Murphy portrayed an African prince, and super-imposed Romney's face on that of Murphy's character, sporting a lion-head shawl in the scene spoofed.

"The campaign is over, so he doesn't have to pretend anymore. He can finally wear that Serengeti lion sash he hadn't been wearing," said Stewart. "By the way, Obama couldn't have met the guy in a restaurant? Had to make him come to the White House? That's some cold brew."

Watch the clip below.