Jon Stewart has another Crossfire moment (see bottom of blog), taking on so-called journalists for ‘hurting America.’ His voice breaking. The funny left on the side. Still, he’s gentlemanly, and fair, and solution-driven. The New York Times’ ALESSANDRA STANLEY blew this one: he’s not (merely) a comedian. He’s a journalist, in the Edward R. Murrow tradition—only wearing a red clown nose. He is, like Oprah, one of the only trusted voices, leaders, in the entire country.
“Disingenuous at best, criminal at worst.”
First, the lead up, mostly in order, over the last week.
Brilliant undermining of the hype:
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