Comment: Totally Agree

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Totally Agree

I agree with you. And I don't mean to suggest Stewart hasn't hit these issues at all. But, in my opinion, he's pulled his punches. As you mention, this has made for weaker punch lines, among other things.

Again, I don't discount the debt we owe to Jon Stewart for being a significant force for positive change. But I fear he may be lagging. He would be a more credible social critic - and a funnier comedian - if he did the right thing and marshaled the full force of his critical genius to hammer on issues like NDAA, SOPA, extra-judicial assassination, etc.

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