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Jon Stewart gets the Jewish vote

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Faith and politics

A new poll shows that political comedians' popularity divides starkly along religious lines. Do you agree with the results?

Faith and politics

Jon Stewart gets the Jewish vote, according to a recent poll by online dating site The site asked over 2,000 of its users which political comedian they preferred, and the results show an overwhelming preference for Jon Stewart. — which calls itself as "the leading Jewish singles network" — reports Stewart beat out Bill Maher, Stephen Colbert, and Seth Meyers.

Paul Ryan thinks Jon Stewart is the funniest man alive >> asked its users the following question: "Who is your favorite political news funnyman?" Below are the results: 

  • Jon Stewart: 51 percent
  • Bill Maher: 23 percent
  • Stephen Colbert: 18 percent
  • Seth Meyers: 8 percent

Jon Stewart was born in 1962 in New York City to a Jewish family. reports Stewart is "equally loved by both Jewish men and women, nearly splitting the votes equally between the two groups." conducted a similar poll with the same question: "Who is your favorite political news funnyman." Interestingly, the results were much closer among the comedians, with Stephen Colbert clinching the top spot. The results from are as follows: 

  • Stephen Colbert: 39 percent
  • Jon Stewart: 34 percent
  • Bill Maher: 14 percent
  • Seth Meyers: 13 percent reports, "Of the Christians surveyed, younger respondents are the biggest Colbert fans — 54 percent of 18- to 25-year-olds prefer him. In addition, more men than women prefer Colbert — 45 percent of men compared to 32 percent of women list [Colbert] as their favorite."

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