Yesterday we learned that Jon Stewart would be leaving Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show.” That news was preceded by the departure of Stephen Colbert from Comedy Central in December. Colbert will take over in September for the retiring David Letterman on CBS.
There is grave concern on the Left, and Media Matters’ Eric Boehlert demonstrates:
At least progressives still have much of the mainstream media on their side, but concern on the Left over the loss of the Comedy Central tag team of Colbert and Stewart was found to be telling:
The combination of mourning and panic over the loss of the Stewart/Colbert duo on Comedy Central will continue for some time to come.