He then followed with a not-so-subtle nod at Judaism.
Colbert recalled doing a segment early on, in which the crew ended up having to “flee” the Klu Klux Klan.
Along with Samantha Bee (“Full Frontal with Samantha Bee”), Ed Helms (“The Office,” “The Hangover”), John Oliver (“Last Week Tonight”), and Rob Corddry (“Hot Tub Time Machine”), Stewart and Colbert reflected on their budding years at the Comedy Central news satire series.
Predictably, O' Reilly and Stewart's most recent meeting generated the kind of sensational headlines that keep bloggers fed. O' Reilly Showdown: Intense Battle Over White Privilege." The Blaze headline read, "Debate Over ' White Privilege' Between Jon Stewart and Billy O' Reilly Descends Into Shouting Match." Headlines like these drive pageviews, training viewers to expect a fierce battle between two partisans. The relationship between Bill O' Reilly and Jon Stewart is far more nuanced than these headlines would have you believe.
Sure, the two men are on opposite poles when it comes to the issues, and they do raise their voices at each other from time to time.
s Jessica Williams profiled one couple who feel they have been discriminated against for their left-right divide and then tried to set up another Democrat-Republican couple to prove this type of relationship will always be doomed.
“It’s the worst kind of mixed marriage,” Williams said of the first couple.