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Imadethisupwithnoforethought's avatar

He is the only voice of reason on American TV.

Which as he often says, makes him very sad.

Fly's avatar

“That whole Iraq thing? Did not go well…”

dontmindme's avatar

He’s cute.

ETpro's avatar

Love him. Non-partisan truth. Sadly truth ends up appearing partisan today.

Aethelflaed's avatar

Oh, good, EZTV has informed me there’s a new episode available for my viewing pleasure…

SavoirFaire's avatar

I think he’s great, and he is one of the few people who will still do legitimate interviews. The recent episode with Edward Conard was fantastic. The extended interview goes on for about half an hour, and it is everything an interview should be. Jon asks hard questions and makes a case for a particular point of view, but he also gives Conard ample time to respond and make his own case. It’s an actual exchange of ideas and not just an exchange of talking points. You can see them trying to understand one another rather than just waiting for their turn to speak. If you’re not careful, you could actually learn something from watching it.

Sunny2's avatar

He’s very special. I admire him and his mind. I do not care for the loud audiences that frame his format and sometimes some of his schtick gets tiresome, but I’d give him an A- .
He also has a very talented group of support people.

gondwanalon's avatar

John Stewart is a brilliant liberal debater. I like his sarcastic droll humor up to a point. He can get outrageous to the point of camp. I think that he does best when he loses the smirks and foul language. Sadly that is his schtick and that’s why I get my news elsewhere.

If you want to comfort liberal-tinted news to support your liberal views then watch the Daily show.

zensky's avatar

It’s Jon, btw. Thanks for all your posts jellskies.

zensky's avatar

Lurve you!!!

Facade's avatar

He’s great; keeps me informed on the nonsense going on in the US. I hope to see him live soon (I’ve been to Colbert’s studio).

jerv's avatar

@gondwanalon Compared to elsewhere in the world, even Jon Stewart is relatively conservative. What does that say about America?

Aethelflaed's avatar

@jerv Compared to some liberals in America, Stewart is relatively conservative.

syz's avatar

I’ve watched Jon for so long…...I adore him and I adore his mind.

jerv's avatar

@Aethelflaed True, but the American definition of “Liberal” seems to have changed to “One who disagrees with Limbaugh, Palin, and Santorum”, whom some today consider Centrists, and a small, insane minority consider Liberals.

Aethelflaed's avatar

@jerv Yeah, I was really more talking about people who are less “gay people should be allowed to get married” (like Stewart) and more “marriage is a crap institution we shouldn’t be fighting for in the first place, especially considering all the gendered violence still going on”. The people who found Occupy to be too sexist, homophobic, classist, racist, colonialist, and capitalistic for their tastes.

jerv's avatar

@Aethelflaed Ah, the Loonies.

The difference between Liberals and Conservatives is that Liberals don’t generally elect their fringe extremists into office.

thorninmud's avatar

He and his staff are geniuses at unearthing past clips of public figures contradicting themselves and calling them on their hypocrisy. That’s a huge public service in a time when our collective memory barely survives the last news cycle.

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