|The Daily Show With Jon Stewart||Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c|
Riffing off the general media shock at the access a freelance reporter from Rolling Stone had to a US General, Jon Stewart does a Walter Cronkite impression and says,”Approximately 11:04 Eastern Standard Time, the American news media finally realized they kind of suck.”
That’s a double-dipped bit. It satirizes the moment Cronkite showed finally showed emotion while reporting the JFK assassination juxtaposed with the high-pitched hysteria that exists now. Wowie.