Comedy Central television hosts Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert criticized the media at their “Rally to Restore Sanity And/Or Fear” in Washington, blaming the press and politicians for creating a political atmosphere dominated by extremist rhetoric.
In the right corner, Glenn Beck , the emcee of a “Restoring Honor” rally in September that he claims attracted 500,000 Tea Party supporters to Washington. In the left, Jon Stewart , the faux anchorman who plans to host a “Rally to Restore Sanity” in the capital this month.
The U.S. embassy in Cairo is reviewing its social media policy after briefly shutting its Twitter Inc. account, following Egyptian complaints about a post regarding comedian Jon Stewart’s criticism of President Mohamed Mursi.
Democrats are looking to a pair of comedians to do what President Barack Obama , former President Bill Clinton and dozens of other leaders haven’t done yet this election season: Get party members excited about voting.