Keith Olbermann Defends Cable News from Jon Stewart Attack

Keith Olbermann Defends Cable News from Jon Stewart Attack

When they go to the polls today, Keith Olbermann and Jon Stewart will likely vote for many of the same candidates.

But these two commentators don't see eye-to-eye on the roll of cable news in society. At his Rally to Restore Sanity, The Daily Show host lambasted Fox News, MSNBC and all 24-hour news stations for their role in today's climate of anger and intolerance, saying:

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The Rally to Restore Sanity: What Did You Think?

It was titled the Rally to Restore Sanity, but it might as well have been called The Rally to Gather Together an Incredible Number of People and Bash the Heck Out of Cable News.

Indeed, in Washington D.C. on Saturday, Jon Stewart hosted an event that featured 250,000 attendees; performances by The Roots, Kid Rock and John Legend; remained entirely apolitical; and skewered the media for creating an environment of anger and intolerance.

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Is Jon Stewart the Most Influential Man in the World?

Days before he hosts a Rally to Restore Sanity in the nation's capital, Jon Stewart has been honored as the most influential man of 2010.

"Despite his innumerable enemies, Stewart's acerbic take on the madness around him continues to draw audiences who look to the funnyman as a voice of reason," wrote AskMen, the website that conducted this survey. "Stewart's show was once dubbed the 'fake news,' but these days it's become our youths' most trusted source of information."

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Jon Stewart Pokes Fun at Rick Sanchez

Jon Stewart Pokes Fun at Rick Sanchez

Late last week, Rick Sanchez got fired by CNN - and then got fired at by Jon Stewart.

The news anchor first went off on The Daily Show host in a radio interview on Friday, actually referring to Stewart as a "bigot" and also strongly implying that the media is controlled by Jews. Read excerpts of Sanchez's ill-advised rant HERE.

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Glenn Beck to Jon Stewart: Good Luck!

Glenn Beck might make Michael Lohan look like a mentally stable individual, but the Fox News host at least understands good public relations.

The conservative commentator made his first statement regarding Jon Stewart's Rally to Restore Sanity this week, likely aware that any negative sentiments would run counter his platform of freedom in America.

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Rally to Restore Sanity Attendance Figures Estimated, Massive

Rally to Restore Sanity Attendance Figures Estimated, Massive

Might there actually be hope for the sane, moderate and rational?

Less than a week after Jon Stewart announced that he was holding the Rally to Restore Sanity on October 30 - a gathering meant to give voice to the less vocal majority who don't compare Barack Obama to Hitler simply because they disagree with his health care reform package - that event's Facebook page is blowing up.

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Jon Stewart Biography

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