Do blogs overhype TV talking-head confrontations? Surveying the coverage of his Bill O'Reilly interview, Daily Show host Jon Stewart calls out headlines that portray their conversation as a dramatic bloodsport. Stewart picks on the verb choices of everyone from the Huffington Post to Hot Air. How, he asks, did
he manage to "eviscerate"--literally, to remove the internal organs of--quite so many people?
Atlantic Wire also proudly covers Stewart's clashes
. We wrote that Stewart "skewers
" Olbermann, that he "castigates
" Rush Limbaugh, and that, after chiding Rachel Maddow, she "rebuts Jon Stewart with love
." When it came to his showdown with Bush-era lawyer John Yoo, we were less equivocal: Stewart "got owned
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