Jon Stewart Has No Future in Politics
Well, that headline isn’t exactly true — it’s just that anyone wishing to see “The Daily Show” impresario serve our nation in an officially elected position, instead of playing the political gadfly on Comedy Central, should abandon all hope now. Or so says Jon Stewart. To Oprah. –KA
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Lifeline Live on USA Today:
Jon Stewart firmly told Oprah Winfrey today on her show that he “will never run for public office.”
He explained that if he were in the political system, “I would lose my mind almost immediately.”
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