A reader writes:

Chris Matthews was much more rude and over the top than Jon Stewart was by framing the value of his book by talking about how Bill Clinton got laid in college. This was much more offensive than anything that Jon Stewart said to Chris, unless the rule is that you cannot talk to an author about their book unless you fully accept its premise.

The fact that you gave Chris a pass while going after Jon highlights why we get frustrated outside of the Beltway at times. I thought it was admirable that Jon wanted to engage in a serious conversation about the book. Chris just couldn't keep up.

As for when they made fun of me, I don't mean personally. The parody of the Chris Matthews show before the interview was what I had in mind.

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