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Question: Who do you like more, Stephen Colbert of Jon Stewart?
Jon Stewart   -24 (55.8%)
Stephen Colbert   -19 (44.2%)
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« on: February 16, 2012, 12:33:43 pm »
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I'm a big fan of both The Colbert Report and The Daily Show. I'd have to say I prefer Colbert, but not by much. In my mind, they're almost equal.
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« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2012, 12:35:28 pm »
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I'd have to say Jon Stewart, but not necessarily by much. I just think that when he's cutting into the other side he does it with more wit.
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« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2012, 12:37:43 pm »
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They're both gay.
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« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2012, 12:54:58 pm »
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They're both gay.

Erm.. Don't think that is provable.
I like them both however for a Brit Stewarts reference pool is easier to understand.
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« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2012, 05:23:35 pm »

They're both gay.


I'm...pretty sure they both are happily married with several kids.
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« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2012, 05:27:56 pm »
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Stewart seems to force himself to the center at times when he criticizes MSNBC for much more petty things than the right-wing media. Colbert is much funnier, anyway, though I like and watch both.
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« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2012, 07:50:12 pm »
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Stewart, easily. I don't find Colbert funny at all. Stewart is great, though.
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« Reply #7 on: February 16, 2012, 08:02:32 pm »
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Colbert is a lot funnier.
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« Reply #8 on: February 16, 2012, 08:08:42 pm »
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Definitely Jon Stewart. Colbert and his various antics grate sometimes, whereas Stewart's almost always on the ball.
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« Reply #9 on: February 16, 2012, 08:50:08 pm »
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Colbert. My fellow alum and Charlestonian
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« Reply #10 on: February 16, 2012, 08:57:31 pm »
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Neither are funny but I'll always love Colbert's "Better Know A District" with Mike Castle. That one is still a tear jerker.
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« Reply #11 on: February 16, 2012, 09:32:56 pm »
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They're both gay.


I'm...pretty sure they both are happily married with several kids.

Exactly, they're both happy.
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« Reply #12 on: February 17, 2012, 06:54:07 am »
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Stewart, by far. I'm pretty sure he's contributed to my steady shift to the left over the last several years. I don't really like Colbert.
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« Reply #13 on: February 17, 2012, 06:54:55 am »
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Colbert is far more talented.  Stewart has been treading water for a long while now.
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« Reply #14 on: February 17, 2012, 11:26:38 am »
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Stewart's arm flailing and face pulling is beyond grating.  It's like watching Jim Carrey sometimes.  I'm still not sure why people call his show 'satirical'; that's The Colbert Report, not The Daily Show.
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« Reply #15 on: February 17, 2012, 11:47:56 am »
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Stewart is funnier but Colbert does the better "satire", I still prefer watching The Daily Show. Stewart is also far funnier on non-political things.
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« Reply #16 on: February 17, 2012, 04:23:23 pm »
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John Stewart.  Colberts a smug prick, but in a bad way :p
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« Reply #17 on: February 17, 2012, 04:46:14 pm »
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I love Colbert. I merely really like Stewart. His show is brilliant satire.
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« Reply #18 on: February 18, 2012, 01:15:35 am »
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I like them both quite a bit but lean ever so slightly toward preferring The Colbert Report.
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« Reply #19 on: February 18, 2012, 10:45:07 pm »
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Colbert.  Stewart takes himself too seriously.
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« Reply #20 on: February 18, 2012, 11:48:07 pm »
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I was a big fan of Stephen and the Colberts in the 80's.   
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« Reply #21 on: February 19, 2012, 04:24:19 am »
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Haven't seen much Colbert, but from what I've seen I prefer Stewart.
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