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My only gripe is with his interviews: They are too much comedy.
One thing I really love about Jon Stewart’s shows is that the questions he asks in his political interviews are probably the smartest, best informed I ever see asked on TV. Sure, he may not always get a straight answer, but his questions reveal a deeper insight than any other interviewer out there.
Colbert has opted to make the interviews more of a joke, and that’s fine, but it reminds me how refreshing it is to see a comedian who has the guts to take his interviewees seriously and not be funny all the time.