Capital Living: Jon Who? The Daily What? (The Hill)

By Betsy Rothstein

Asking some lawmakers about comedian Jon Stewart can feel like visiting another planet.


Reporter: Senator, what do you think of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”?

Sen. Conrad Burns (R-Mont.): The what now?

Reporter: “The Daily Show.” It’s a show that makes fun of politicians.

Burns: Well, that’s OK. We’re pretty easy to make fun of.

Reporter: What kind of impact do you think Jon Stewart has?

Burns: None on me. We can make our own humor. (more…)