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Riding the Straight Talk Express Back to the Daily Show in 2000

Over at Eat the Press Rachel Sklar has dug up a fun little nugget from the Daily Show archives. Behold Steve Carrell riding the Straight Talk Express back Sarah Palin was barely a glimmer in Wasilla’s eyes and when a ride with John McCain actually involved a little straight talk. Note the panicked look on McCain’s face during the “pork barrel” segment of Carrell’s lightning round.

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