VIDEO: Exclusive: Jon Stewart on 'Fox News Sunday' (unedited)
Transcript of Chris Wallace interviewing Jon Stewart (June 20, 2011)
WALLACE: I’m just trying to understand you.
STEWART: Is that really true?
STEWART: Because here’s the thing that surprises me about that. I’ve existed in this country forever. There have been people like me who satirize the political process and who have satirized — what was it that Will Rogers said? How crazy is it when politicians are a joke and comedians are taken seriously? I’ve existed forever. The box that I exist in has always been around, the change is the box that you guys, you’ve moved closer to me. But I’d like to know what I’m doing that’s really different than what you’ve seen previously from satirical comedians that work in the political milieu. What is different about it, that makes you so perplexed?