Behind the Scenes with Jon Stewart

'The Daily Show' Host on Fox News, Obama and the Power of Satire
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Benjamin Lowy/Reportage by Getty Images for RollingStone.com

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In the new issue of Rolling Stone, on stands and available through All Access on September 16th, Jon Stewart talks to Rolling Stone Executive Editor Eric Bates about his disappointment in Obama, political satire in the post-Bush era and how the 24/7 media is corroding the national debate. This set of photos by Benjamin Lowy, shot behind the scenes at the Daily Show, is accompanied by the some of Stewart's most thoughtful, funny and provocative quotes from the story.

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