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Jon Stewart's Wish Fulfilled; 'Crossfire' to Stop 'Hurting America'

By January 7, 2005

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Three months after "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart accused "Crossfire" hosts Tucker Carlson and Paul Begala of "partisan hackery" and implored them to "stop hurting America," CNN announced that it will cancel the long-running screamcast. "I guess I come down more firmly in the Jon Stewart camp," said CNN Chief Executive Jonathan Klein. Reacting to the news, Stewart said, "I had no idea that if you wanted a show canceled, all you had to do was say it out loud." Watch the video and read the transcript of Jon Stewart's infamous "Crossfire" smackdown.

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