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WATCH: Stewart Responds to Critics, Jokes About Olbermann Suspension

 
 
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Last night, Jon Stewart responded to the drubbing he directly and indirectly got over the weekend from Bill Maher, Rachel Maddow and earlier, Keith Olbermann, by comparing it quite viscerally to a boxing match in which he took a couple of hits.

Still, he said the critics missed the point of the rally, which was not to draw a big equals sign between the left and the right but to encourage everyone to stay away from "slander." Perhaps we were "inartful," Stewart said, but at least the pundits would be debating it "on each other's shows for the next ten years." He also weighed in on the Olbermann suspension. Watch below.

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Posted at November 9, 2010, 4:34am