It's amazing, and yet perversely comforting in some small way, to realize:
Someday, historians (if we're still allowed to have them) may determine that the constitutional form of government in America managed to hang on by its fingernails in the first decade of the 21st century in no small part because Jon Stewart--bless his heart--really sucked as a comedy actor.
Here he is on Bill Moyers Journal last week:
Just think: If Death to Smoochy or Big Daddy had been worth a dime, Bush and Cheney might have already won.
We might have come that close, people.