And that’s just for this round between the two TV talkers — but who’s counting? Once again, Jon Stewart set his comic act aside for a more serious debate with Fox News’ leading loofah enthusiast Bill O’Reilly, this time over the White House’s shocking inclusion of rapper Common in a recent poetry appreciation event. If nothing else, this whole incident confirms that rap and hip-hop remain inscrutable art forms to O’Reilly and his cohorts. –KA

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