Monday, October 11, 2004

Jon Stewart

Have I mentioned that I love Jon Stewart of The Daily Show? Well, actually I just love the whole Daily Show. It's simplyone of the best programs on TV, anywhere.

It's a pretty sad state of affairs when the most insightful analysisof the US Presidential race (in fact just politics in general) comesfrom a supposedly "fake" news program. Least my daily dose of Jon and crewremind me that the US media isn't ENTIRELY devoid of intelligence (outsideof PBS, at least.)

One really interesting thing is Jon's appearence on Bush mouthpieceBill O'Reilly's show on Faux News. O'Reilly maintained that Jon's audience of 'stoned slakers' were a danger to the presidential election. It's interesting to see that in fact The Daily Show'saudience is much better educated, more affluent and moreinformed about the election than viewers of O'Reilly's show.

Looking forward to my Daily Moment of Zen.

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