Is Glenn Beck really all that different from Jon Stewart? If he is, he
didn't used to be, says Beck. On Monday night's show the Fox News
firebrand compared his early years as a conservative talk radio host to
Stewart's current gig at Comedy Central:
If you've been a
listener of mine for -- gosh, it's almost been 10 years now, me on the
radio -- then you might remember a time when my radio show was based in
comedy...It was much more like Jon Stewart really on the radio. We
would look at the news of the day. And try to make our points, but make
them in a funny way. Obviously, I was conservative, where Jon Stewart
Beck's remarks came in response to a Forbes profile
that quoted him
saying he's in the "entertainment" business. We're not sure how Stewart
has reacted to Beck's comparison but he might actually be flattered.
After all, Stewart's the one who's been emulating
Beck as of late:
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