Putting Away “The Daily Show” and Other Childish Things

I used to watch “The Daily Show,” stopping around 2004 when the mockery and one-sided nature of the interviews became too much for me.

I knew enough about the world to know that “The Daily Show” was editing interviews to make people look like idiots. I noticed it first with people talking about traditional values — but I realized that it was the basis for every single sketch, er, interview on the show — of people whose views I shared and people whose views I loathed. Whatever else my faults,…

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