See Ted Soqui's slideshow from the L.A. rally here.
Call it the "Rally to Restore Ratings." Jon Stewart's "Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear," which was based in Washington, D.C. and had a satellite event at L.A.'s MacArthur Park Saturday, more than quadrupled Comedy Central's ratings, according to the network.
During coverage of the morning/afternoon event viewership was up 362 percent, according to Comedy Central. The key 18-49-year-old demo was also more than quadrupled, at 313 percent.
Comedy Central claims 800,000 people came to see the rallies in person, and that 575,000 people streamed the events online.
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What does all this tell us?
We like our politics, and we might even get out and vote, it we can have a laugh too.
Now make with the funny, Jerry Brown. Oh yeah, you already have: