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January 19, 2006

Eh, So-So Funny

Lepae sends as evidence that Jon Stewart is not an unfunny partisan hack.

Admittedly, the comedy left is mocking Hillary Clinton and Ray Nagin, which surprises me... a bit. I guess it shouldn't have, as some targets are too big to avoid. He also takes a shot at the unhinged leftist base of the Democratic Party, which isn't really brave or unexpected. Any Democrat close to reasonable know these guys are a big problem for the party, and they need to marginalize them as the Republican Party has marginalized its uglier racist and nativist members.

Still, I don't think it's all that funny. I just don't like Stewart's manner. Never have. He's much too smug about his modest gifts.

If there's any question, though, of whether or not he's a liberal hack, check out his fawning interview with the director of the new anti-military agitprop film Why We Fight, following after the second commercial. His big, challenging question: "I can't imagine that guys at Halliburton and KBR know they're completely evil, do they?"






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