Did he actually achieve anything?

On one of his last shows as host of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart looked at all the hype directed at him for taking on the big banks, racism, ISIS, and Fox News and asks himself the important question: Did he help in solving these problems at all?

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  1. ah58 says

    I can remember one accomplishment. He killed the show “Crossfire”. That was definitely a good thing.

  2. moarscienceplz says

    Oh John, don’t feel bad. You got Jim Cramer to stop pumping fly-by-night stocks to the gullible masses. Oh, wait …

  3. StevoR says

    Bit late in the thread but see also :


    If anyon’es still interested?

  4. LeSchlumbumbi says

    He most impressed me when he made the Redskins change their name.
    Oh wait, he didn’t even manage to do that.

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