Jon Stewart VS. Stephen Colbert

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  1. yenajeon profile image82
    yenajeonposted 8 years ago

    I've been addicted to the Daily Show and the Colbert Report lately, watching it nightly!
    Secretly though, I dont think Colbert is a conservative, I think he just likes to make jokes.

    Anyway, was having major debates with roommates over which one is BETTER!

    What do you think?
    Jon Stewart VS. Stephen Colbert

    1. Marisa Wright profile image97
      Marisa Wrightposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      SECRETLY, you don't think Colbert is a conservative????

      It's just started here on Australian TV.  It's blindingly obvious to me - Colbert is a satirist. 

      I was just commenting to my husband that it was sad, I bet some Americans think he means what he says, when clearly his views are completely opposite.  Looks like I was right.

      1. kerryg profile image86
        kerrygposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        You are right.

        He fooled somebody enough that he was asked to give a speech at the White House Correspondents Dinner, where he proceeded to roast President Bush and his policies to his face. One of the best things I've ever seen. big_smile

        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BSE_saVX_2A

        But I still like Stewart better overall.

        1. DogSiDaed profile image60
          DogSiDaedposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          That video is brilliant big_smile

      2. yenajeon profile image82
        yenajeonposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        To: Marissa
        Well I guess you can say you are *almost right but I'm not an American.

    2. Uninvited Writer profile image80
      Uninvited Writerposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I didn't think there was anyone left who actually thought Colbert was a conservative lol

      Just realized this is a 2 year old thread which I answered then smile

  2. Alessia Amnesia profile image59
    Alessia Amnesiaposted 8 years ago

    Steven Colbert without a doubt. I watch both, but love The Colbert Report.

  3. Jeffrey Neal profile image82
    Jeffrey Nealposted 8 years ago

    I'd have to go with John Stewart although I think Colbert is really funny also.

  4. darkside profile image79
    darksideposted 8 years ago

    Jon Stewart. He has me in stitches. Personally Colbert's delivery grates on me.

  5. Uninvited Writer profile image80
    Uninvited Writerposted 8 years ago

    It's hard but I lean towards Jon Stewart too. I like Colbert, but I prefer Stewart.

  6. profile image0
    Denno66posted 8 years ago

    Colbert. His Monkey on the Lam skit was hilarious! lol

  7. K Partin profile image60
    K Partinposted 8 years ago

    Tough call, pretty much a toss up. But for me i have to go with Jon Stewart. lol

  8. profile image56
    ssalunkheposted 6 years ago

    Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert both are mine favorite anchors, actors and satire comedian.

  9. Druid Dude profile image61
    Druid Dudeposted 6 years ago

    Jon rules!!! Colbert started out on Jon's show. Of course, Stephen is a Faux conservative. Both of them make my day!

  10. profile image0
    quietinstrumentalposted 6 years ago

    Don't think I can pick, as they're both fantastic in different ways. Colbert is just a superb actor - his elaborate portrait of an O'Reilly-esque conservative blowhard never gets old. I do occasionally swing toward Stewart's bemused sincerity, though. Love when he cracks up and you can tell it's genuine. So yeah, I'm gonna have to straddle the fence.

 
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