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Our take: Governor Mitt Romney is taking the lead, but not in a good way. David Letterman is just one comedian that has made Romney instead of President Barack Obama the main focus of his jokes. James Rainey, from the LA Times, displays the comedic stats on Romney verses Obama:
The joke is on Mitt Romney, according to a survey of monologues by late-night comedians, and not in a good way. The study found that the Republican presidential nominee has been the butt of TV's top funny-men more than twice as often as President Obama.
The monologues of the top nighttime talk shows have targeted Romney 148 times since the political party conventions this summer, compared with 62 jokes aimed at Obama, said the Center for Media and Public Affairs at George Mason University.
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