Jon Stewart on Tuesday night's episode of "The Daily Show."

"The Daily Show" on CNN's over-the-top debate tech

Stewart turns a skeptical eye to innovations introduced at Monday night's Republican primary debate

Emma Mustich
June 15, 2011 4:50PM (UTC)

CNN's special segments and technological innovations have long been the subject of Jon Stewart's scorn, and the ploys introduced at Monday night's Republican primary debate -- including the use of a QR code leading to "exclusive" online content -- certainly did not escape the comedian's attention. (Neither did John King, the debate's moderator, who took time out from asking serious questions to quiz candidates on subjects like "Coke or Pepsi?" and "BlackBerry or iPhone?")

Watch Stewart discuss the debate here:



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