Some on the right are saying that Jon Stewart’s jokes about Herman Cain are racist. As someone who has been on the receiving end of Jon’s jokes for a long time, I was thin-skinned enough to think that I was a target due to my ethnicity—I was wrong, and so are Jon’s critics on the right. Jon is an “equal opportunity” satirist.
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Jon Huntsman—former Utah governor and President Obama’s ambassador to China—kicked off his presidential campaign with a pledge to remain civil. Unfortunately, I don’t think that the other candidates will let that happen.