Jon Stewart Voted 'World's Most Influential'

President Obama drops to 21st place
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 27, 2010 3:25 AM CDT
Jon Stewart Voted 'World's Most Influential'
Jon Stewart, right, and Triumph the Insult Dog appear on stage at Comedy Central's "Night Of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert For Autism Education" at the Beacon Theatre in New York.   (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, file)

President Obama, chosen as the world's most influential man by the readers of online mag AskMen in 2008, didn't even crack the top 20 this time around. This year, the half-million readers who voted on the top 49 named Jon Stewart as the most influential man of 2010, describing the Comedy Central host as "the most trusted man in America." Obama, who was in third place last year, came in at 21st, just behind Mad Men producer Matthew Weiner—and just ahead of Spanish chef Ferran Adria. Click here for the full list. (Read more Jon Stewart stories.)

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