MoDo Hearts Jon Stewart, Harry Potter and the Internets

MoDo.png It is so easy to love to hate Maureen Dowd. Some days it’s almost too easy. And then sometimes she says stuff that we can actually agree with.

I watch the Colbert Report and the Daily Show more than I watch the nightly news. And I really think the alarm about that is silly, because I think if you watch Colbert and Stewart, you learn a lot…[it’s] analogous to kids reading Harry Potter, inspiring kids to read.

And regarding that destroyer of newpapers/underminer of all journalistic integrity, the internet? She has this to say:
It doesn’t matter to me what the delivery system is. The more, the better, the more populist, the better, the more people engaged, the better, but in the end, it’s about the story and about human nature.