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Two People You Never Thought You'd See Talking Together: John Ashcroft and Jon Stewart

Former Attorney General John Ashcroft was interviewed on the Daily Show last week. Not only did he do a great job, but toward the end, he was quite funny.


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Kim, Should the title be "T... (Below threshold)

Kim, Should the title be "Two People You Never Thought You'd See Talking Together: John Ashcroft and Jon Stewart?

It's nice to see two people... (Below threshold)
suhnami:

It's nice to see two people of two different ideologies have a conversation on TV that doesn't involve shoutings and cut-offs and name calling. Sad that most news networks can't do that.

Ashcroft did well..Stewart ... (Below threshold)
nogo postal:

Ashcroft did well..Stewart is getting lame..
Too bad we have a 2nd rate AG now..
Ashcroft is one of the few who left Bush with his integrity in tact.

HHOld it, is this the guy t... (Below threshold)
Mitchell:

HHOld it, is this the guy that took away all my liberties???

As amazing as that was, the... (Below threshold)

As amazing as that was, the Pat Robertson/Howard Dean discussion will always be the high point of polar opposites meeting.

This very well could be a close second.

J.

Jon Stewart is actually the... (Below threshold)
James:

Jon Stewart is actually the one of the most polite interviewers on TV to the guests on his show. The Daily Show is always a pleasure to watch because it makes fun of everything but manages to be pretty insightful. I never get to see the conservative pundits take a stab at Republicans.

Republicans stopped "Verifying" 6 years ago and we went to this government based on faith.

Ashcroft couldn't get away from the assertion that we should just trust this government.

You know, I've always had a... (Below threshold)

You know, I've always had a certain level of fondness for John Stewart. It's hard to place my fingers on exactly why, and I do know his political bent fairly well. I think part of it is because he's fairly nice to the people he interviews, regardless of their personal beliefs.

It could be because I find him handsome, though.




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