"You have a responsibility to the public discourse, and you fail miserably," he said.
When Carlson and Begala shot back that "The Daily Show" could use work, too, Stewart uttered his now-famous zinger: "You're on CNN!
By Rowena Lindsay, inside editor Comedy Central announced today that Trevor Noah, a correspondent for “The Daily Show” will be filling the soon-to-be vacant position behind the anchor desk when current host Jon Stewart leaves the show later this year.
The South African comedian previously hosted his own late-night talk show, “Tonight with Trevor Noah,” in his native country.
Later, Jim Cramer appeared on his show for a highly touted smackdown.
"I understand you want to make finance entertaining, but it's not a f---ing game," Stewart told him.
“He and the team at ‘The Daily Show’ have created an incredible show whose impact is felt all over the world.“He’s a tremendous comic and talent that we’ve loved working with.” Stewart added that he “may rejoin as a correspondent just to be a part of it.” By the time Noah got the job he was on the short list with fellow “Daily Show” correspondent Hasan Minhaj, but the list was originally quite lengthy.Many were clamouring for a woman to take Stewart’s place, as there are currently no female late-night talk show hosts.But occasionally, his full intellect is engaged, most generally by interviewing someone from the political sphere. "I know your father is backstage, and he's very proud of you, but would he be mad if I adopted you? Those interviews don't even qualify as work, he says.ENEMIES Jim Cramer: One of Stewart's most famous takedowns after the 2008 economic crisis, was when Stewart devoted multiple shows to calling out CNBC for irresponsible financial reporting.
Not being from America, he’ll also have different perspective on the nation’s political happenings.