It’s a great travesty that Jon Stewart will be leaving us soon, forcing us to watch a marginally talented guy who has barely even lived here long enough to make a coherent Bush joke. Call it a far-fetched fantasy, but there would be no greater final guest for the Daily Show than George Bush. If there’s anyone with the quickness and encyclopedic knowledge of history and current events to legitimately make Bush sweat like a suspected terrorist about to get waterboarded, it’s Jon freaking Stewart.
But George Bush would sooner pay a visit to Switzerland than stop by Daily Show headquarters following his blistering interview of Judith Miller. As you know, Judith Miller is the ex-New York Times reporter notorious for being a blind cheerleader for the events leading up to the invasion of Iraq.
I believe you helped the administration take us to, like, the most devastating mistake in foreign policy that we’ve made in, like, 100 years.” (Mediaite)
Bam, right in the kisser! Give this man Meet the Press…like now! But always being able to quickly revert from informative journalist to a silly but respectful wisenheimer, Jon followed up in that facetious way that only Jon can.
But you seem lovely. (Mediaite)
Watch the entire exchange below:[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TpByWoey47w]