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Poll: Say it ain't so: What will you miss most about Jon Stewart?

On August 6, Jon Stewart hosted The Daily Show for the last time, after more than sixteen years at the helm of the influential series. What will you miss most about Jon Stewart as host of the show?

Discuss or reminisce here

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    Jon Stewart in The Daily Show (1996)

    His wit and intellect
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    Jon Stewart in Jon Meacham (2012)

    His facial expressions (worth 1,000 words)
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    Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart in Rand Paul (2012)

    The skits
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    Jon Stewart in Paul Thomas Anderson (2012)

    His take-no-prisoners approach toward the powers-that-be
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    Jon Stewart in The Daily Show (1996)

    His righteous anger, often delivered with humor
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    Jon Stewart and Bill O'Reilly in The Daily Show (1996)

    His debates with guests
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    Robin Williams and Jon Stewart in The Daily Show (1996)

    His guests
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    Samuel L. Jackson and Jon Stewart in The Daily Show (1996)

    His interviews and interviewing skills
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    Jon Stewart in The Daily Show (1996)

    His sense of humor and comedic skills
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    Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, and Jon Stewart at an event for The 59th Primetime Emmy Awards (2007)

    His talent for recognizing and launching the careers of talents such as Steve Carrell and Stephen Colbert.
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    Jason Jones, Aasif Mandvi, Jon Stewart, John Oliver, Samantha Bee, Al Madrigal, Jessica Williams, and Wyatt Cenac in The Daily Show (1996)

    His "correspondents"
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    Jon Stewart at an event for The 61st Primetime Emmy Awards (2009)

    His, and his co-writers', award-winning writing
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    John Oliver in Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (2014)

    His production of more TV offspring (shows like The Colbert Report, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, and The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore that might not exist)
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    Jon Stewart in The Daily Show (1996)

    His exposure of hypocrisy (often illustrated with video montages)
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    J.J. Abrams (2015)

    His vision of journalism (thorough fact-checking, providing context, adherence to truth, no sacred cows, etc: as The New Yorker stated, "journalism straight, no chaser.")
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    Trevor Noah at an event for The Daily Show (1996)

    I won't miss Jon Stewart and can't wait for his replacement to take over.
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    Betty White

    I won't miss Jon Stewart nor look forward to his replacement because I don't watch The Daily Show or am otherwise indifferent.
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    Bill O'Reilly in Elon Musk (2012)

    I like Jon Stewart personally, but I am too at-odds with the politics of The Daily Show to miss anything.
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    Fox News (1987)

    I don't like The Daily Show and am glad to see that Jon Stewart is leaving.