Late-night cable comedian Jon Stewart announced he would be leaving The Daily Show on Tuesday night's broadcast, and Democrats are not too happy. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee sent out a fundraising email Wednesday asking supporters to "Sign our card for Jon Stewart." See a screenshot of the email below:
"The Daily Show set the bar for making politics funny, combining hard-hitting news analysis with a large dose of humor," reads the DSCC's email. "In his nearly two decades on the air, Jon has never been afraid to take hypocritical politicians and their outrageous agendas to task. We’ll miss looking forward to 11 p.m. on weeknights to see how he responds to the day’s news."
Former president Bill Clinton lamented Stewart's impending departure on Twitter; the Democrat asked where he would get his news:
Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren also praised the comedian, who often booked Warren as a guest on his show: