Jon Stewart Spars (Politely) With Fox News’ Bret Baier on ‘The Daily Show’ (Video)

Comedy Central host uses kid gloves for interview with “Special Report” anchor

Last Updated: March 25, 2011 @ 10:36 AM

Jon Stewart's guest on Thursday's "Daily Show" was Bret Baier, the host of Fox News' "Special Report."

But if you were hoping for ideological fireworks, like those featured during some of Stewart's encounters with Bill O'Reilly, this wasn't the interview for you.

Stewart got in several jabs, countering Baier's argument that Fox News must be doing something right, given its top-rated status with, "I was not aware that ratings equaled quality."

But overall, it was a pretty cordial affair.

Watch the full clip:

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