Next gallery »Jon Stewart 'The Daily Show' Idiosyncrasies I'll Miss The Most
« Previous gallery11 terribly unconvincing movie scientists
Ralph Nader, 2000: Getting serious with the candidate no one takes seriously
In his early days on “The Daily Show,” Stewart named his interview with Ralph Nader as one of the brighter talks on the show. The clip from 2000 is one of the first signs of what “The Daily Show” would become; Stewart asks about Nader’s exclusion from national debates, opinions on Bush and Gore, and why he attempts political stature at all. It’s one of the first examples of Stewart blending interrogative wryness with political insight, and it’s also one of his first great moments as an interviewer.