5 People We’d Love To See Replace Jon Stewart on ‘The Daily Show’ « CBS Denver

February 12, 2015 8:46 PM

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5 People We’d Love To See Replace Jon Stewart on ‘The Daily Show’ « CBS Denver

After hearing the depressing news that Jon Stewart will leave “The Daily Show” later this year, we spent a few moments in slack jawed silence. Followed by what any pop-culture obsessives would do: try and figure out who has the insanely daunting job of replacing the man who became a legend by making fun of the news (and the news media), and unexpectedly becoming one of the most trusted voices in news of his generation.

It needs to be someone who can poke fun at a presidential election, but who also understands what’s at stake in an election. Someone who understands the political system enough to poke fun at it, but also knows that people’s lives are affected in real ways by decisions made within that system.

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