Bill O'Reilly Wants Jon Stewart as His VP

Hypothetical running mate 'vetted' on issues from global warming to Sarah Palin
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 5, 2010 7:08 AM CST

(Newser) – Bill O'Reilly "vetted" Jon Stewart during the second half of his O'Reilly Factor appearance last night, quizzing his hypothetical future running mate on such issues as global warming, Iran's nuclear weapons, and Sarah Palin. Stewart played along, but made it clear that "I am not running with you. I am not going to be your VP, because I know what that's gonna be. I get one job, and that's to light the White House menorah. Not interested."

Stewart later used the appearance as fodder for the Daily Show, mocking the hyperbole of the blogosphere and working through his feelings about the interview with his "therapist." Watch all the clips in the gallery.

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