Brian Williams, this job is for you! No, not that stuffy old anchor chair you got bounced out of yesterday. I’m talking about Jon Stewart’s chair.

Stewart, as you surely know, is walking away from Comedy Central. He didn’t give a date, other than sometime this year. Can you say, “Perfect”?

You had suddenly become a liability to NBC, and were bored with the news gig. Having to sit there, playing it straight while serious people droned on about serious things, made you sad.

The timetable dovetails nicely with your six-month suspension from NBC for making up stuff. Your gift for gab got you in hot water, but, if you play your cards right, it now could be the key to your next job.

You had suddenly become a liability to NBC, and were bored with the news gig. Having to sit there, playing it straight while serious people droned on about serious things, made you sad.

I’m not usually given to conspiracy theories, but the timing of Stewart’s announcement and your suspension is too loaded to be a coincidence. Stewart could have dropped his bombshell at any time, so the fact that he did it, oh, at about the exact time NBC was dropping the bomb on you, well, that means something.

Hell, it might mean he wants your job!

Let’s face it — a career change for you makes sense for everyone. You had suddenly become a liability to NBC, and were bored with the news gig. Having to sit there, playing it straight while serious people droned on about serious things, made you sad. You played the part well enough to draw the biggest audience of the Big 3 newscasts. But it wasn’t you.

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