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I, Cadet Corporal Ragsdale at the time, being the most enterprising member of the West Point Theater Arts Guild & Dialectic Society, was self-selected to be Mr. Stewart's security detail while he was on post, a position that was probably not necessary, but one that I frequently created when posed with the opportunity to hang out with someone interesting. I met a lot of neat people this way, but none were cooler or more down-to-Earth than Mr. Stewart. While Jay Leno showed up in a double-stretch limo and Martina McBride in a double-decker tour bus, Jon Stewart arrived in his single-everything POV, which is military-speak for "his own damn car." That's right, he drove himself to the show from NYC. No private helicopter or Aston Martin that becomes a cigarette boat. Nope, just a simple Ford Explorer. And he got out, dressed like this:

Jon Stewart is as close to normal as a super-smart celebrity can get.

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