Some Actual Displays Of Sanity And Civility At The Jon Stewart Rally (Updated)Irin Carmon10/30/10 5:09pmFiled to: Oh rallyRally to restore sanityJon StewartRalliesprotestersglenn beckFox NewsComedy CentralStephen ColbertTop4122EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkAt the outset, a rally asking for less of something and at least partly centered on a television cult of personality didn't seem terribly inspiring. But the people I saw there today actually seemed to take civilized discourse seriously.Very quickly, media people on Twitter declared that it was as white as the Tea Party rallies. This conclusion appeared drawn from watching a glimpse of them on television. (What was it Stewart said about the media?) I'm no knee-jerk defender of The Daily Show's record on diversity, but that seemed to be utterly false based on what I saw walking around the rally.ShareTweet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.