OCCUPATION: Comedian and host of The Daily Show
NUMBER OF TIME COVERS: 0
PREVIOUS APPEARANCES ON THE TIME 100: 1
PRO: He shepherded us through a dud of an Oscarcast with nary an awkward moment and he had less than two weeks to prepare, thanks to the writer's strike.
CON: The strike seemed to take some wind out of Stewart's sails. And Karl Rove isn't the only one who finds him unfunny these days: Tina Fey used The Daily Show as an object lesson in "clapter," applause that signals solidarity, not hilarity.
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