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    Stop Normalizing Late-Night Comics as Political Commentators

    By kyle | November 22, 2016

    In which I take yet another swipe at Jon Stewart, et al. These guys know nothing. Why keep consulting them as political commentators when all that interests them is cheap shots? A column.

    Topics: Politics | 3 Comments »

    3 Responses to “Stop Normalizing Late-Night Comics as Political Commentators”

    1. K Says:
      November 23rd, 2016 at 4:59 pm

      After God Emperor Trump makes America Great again, the country will no longer need these fools, who will be exiled to the walled off Mexican state of Western California.

    2. Don Reed Says:
      November 23rd, 2016 at 6:01 pm

      Here’s the reason why Jon Stewart all of a sudden had to say something different than the rest of his cohorts (“Trump voters not racist”) in order to get some free publicity:


    3. Obama bin Biden Says:
      November 26th, 2016 at 2:17 am

      That limey twerp John Oliver is the worst of the bunch.