When Mr. Obama said, "Jon, I don't want to lump you in with a lot of other pundits," Mr. Stewart smirked. Yet it wasn't an outlandish remark, it was a pointed one...
...Mr. Stewart usually has no trouble interrupting or getting the better of his most celebrated guests, but even he didn't want to push too far when face to face with the commander in chief.
Access is everything in Washington, but it can be the death of political satire.
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Here is a clip of Obama's appearance on The Daily Show:
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