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Waiting for Sanityman:  Can Jon Stewart save America?


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/marty_kaplan/article/waiting_for_sanityman_can_jon_stewart_save_america_rally_to_restore_sanity_

The fate of our country won't be decided by a politician. It will be determined by a comedian. Not long before Jon Stewart announced his Rally to Restore Sanity, he told a New York magazine writer why he and his crew on "The Daily Show" would never do something like that. "We're not activists," he said. "Maybe the nice thing about being a comedian is never having full belief in yourself to know the answer. So you can say all this stuff, but underneath, you're going, 'But of course, I'm f---ing idiotic.' It's why we don't lead a lot of marches."

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