But he said Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, has one key characteristic that President Donald Trump lacks â€• and itâ€™s one he said the country needs right now.Â
Speaking to â€œLate Showâ€ host and former Comedy Central colleague Stephen Colbert, Stewart said he doesnâ€™t like some of the â€œshtickyâ€ parts of Bidenâ€™s personality.Â Â
â€œBut I feel like thatâ€™s not the core of who that guy really is,â€ he said.Â
Stewart then spoke of the nationâ€™s pain right now â€• and pain is something Biden very much understands.Â
Bidenâ€™s first wife,Â Neilia Hunter Biden, was killed in a traffic accident that also claimed the life of their baby daughter and left their two sons badly injured. One of those sons, Beau Biden, died of brain cancer in 2015.
â€œWhen I see Biden past the shtick, I see a guy who knows what loss is, who knows grief,â€ he said. â€œAnd I think that that kind of grief humbles you.â€
Stewart said it leads to humility, â€œand what I think in this moment this country needs is a leader of humility.â€Â
See more of his discussion with Colbert below:Â Â
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