On Monday’s episode, Jon Stewart revealed Fox News for its coverage of the news that Stewart had twice met with President Barack Obama. While Stewart was just happy to hear they were still talking about him, he decided to make a case against Fox News’ claims by, naturally, using footage from Fox News.
Three days more in Jon Stewart’s stay on The Daily Show, which makes every remaining time is important to his fans. And it’s time for him to start saying his goodbyes. So Stewart bid adieu the only way he knew how. “Hey, they’re talking about me!..This is so exciting. I’m going to be famous.”Stewart exclaimed with enthusiasm. “My hunch is this show’s been harder on the Obama administration and this president, per capita, than in your eight years.” he added.
Eventually, this isn’t the first time Jon Stewart has defended himself on air against criticism. And it’s certainly not the first time he’s used Fox News’s own footage against the network. But despite the excitement, some of Stewart’s fans may feel in seeing him lighted with criticism, with little time left and so many other stories worth to tackle, that it might be more inspiring for Stewart to keep his focus on the world outside himself.
When Jon Stewart started at The Daily Show in 1999, it was a surprise. He had long been considered a possible replacement for David Letterman, or Jay Leno, or maybe even a candidate to start some other network talk show.But Jon Stewart was a different kind of comedian. Even his early standup was politically oriented. He wanted the freedom to be more than just Judge jokes. Adding in 1999, People argued that there was no difference between Al Gore and George W. Bush.IMAGE/breitbart.com