Keith Olbermann, Liberal Commentators Fuming Over John Stewart's Mockery of the White House

Liberal journalists and commentators were upset after Jon Stewart returned to "The Daily Show" and made jokes about President Biden's age. They compared his comments to former President Trump's behavior.

Stewart's comeback was highly anticipated, especially by progressives who admired his previous 16-year stint on the show.

However, his Monday night appearance stirred controversy. Critics like Keith Olbermann and Aaron Rupar expressed disappointment, labeling Stewart's humor as "both sides" rhetoric.

Christopher Webb criticized the focus on the candidates' ages as "lazy humor."

The Daily Beast and former Republican Congressman Joe Walsh also chimed in, finding Stewart's approach oversimplified.

Despite the backlash, Stewart clarified that Biden and Trump were not the same, listing reasons why Biden is different. He emphasized that scrutiny towards Biden is necessary because of the election's high stakes.

Stewart's return highlights the intense anticipation for the 2024 election, with many hoping he'll be a strong voice against Trump.

Stewart, known for transforming "The Daily Show" into a cultural phenomenon, remains a significant figure in political satire. His appearance on "The Late Show" in 2021, supporting the lab-leak theory, was one of his most talked-about moments recently.

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