Can Never Get Too Much Tutu

Should a Nobel Peace Prize winner really be the cause of fights on cable television? JON STEWART exposed his audience to the seamy underside of talk-show guest booking last week, complaining on The Daily Show that an interview with Desmond Tutu had been canceled because the South African Archbishop had agreed to appear on MSNBC's Hardball first. "I guess they are playing--what's the word I'm looking for?--hardball," Stewart said. Hardball host Chris Matthews rejoined on the air that if Stewart appears on Matthews' show, Tutu can do The Daily Show. Great. Tutu sits through seven years of harrowing testimony on South...

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