Dave Rates the Candidates

Published on: 09:14AM Jun 23, 2011

Jay Leno: "President Obama laid out his plan for bringing our troops home from Afghanistan. Ten years ago Afghanistan had a backwards, corrupt government. And now they have a democratically elected, backwards, corrupt government. So that's progress."

David Letterman: "I'll tell you who's in a lot of trouble: Mitt Romney. He's supposedly the Republican presidential contender front-runner. Here's what happened: He created a successful healthcare plan in Massachusetts. Are you kidding me? Come on! What a dope."

David Letterman: "Former governor of Utah, Jon Huntsman, is running for president. He's one of those guys that can do everything — he speaks Chinese. In a couple of years we'll all be speaking Chinese, so who cares?"

Jimmy Fallon: "President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner played golf against Joe Biden on Saturday and they won $2. Just 7 trillion more rounds like this, and we'll pay off that deficit in no time."