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Obama on The Daily Show: Fear and the Bradley Effect

Wednesday, October 29 was Barack Obama's fourth appearance on The Daily Show. Jon Stewart asked some pointedly funny questions about the demonizing tactics that the Republicans have used and the negative punditry on the possibilities of an African American presidency.

Stewart: So much of this has been about fear of you. An elitist. A celebrity. A Muslim terrorist sympathizer. A socialist. A Marxist. A witch ...
The polls have you up, but then they keep talking about this Bradley Effect, this idea that white voters will tell pollsters they can vote for an African American, but they won't actually do it.

Obama: They've been saying that for a while, but we're still here. I don't think white voters have gotten this memo about the Bradley Effect.

S: Are you concerned that you may go into the voting booth, and your white half will all of a sudden decide, "I can't do this."

O: It's a problem. I've been going through therapy to make sure that I vote properly.