Jon Stewart showed off his health policy chops last night when Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius dropped by “The Daily Show.” In an in-depth interview, Stewart queried Sebelius about the Affordable Care Act … and, yes, cracked a few jokes at the same time. “Are we going to have to start exercising?”

Here’s Part 2, which aired on the web only:

Hat tip to Kaiser Health News for sharing the videos.

Jon Stewart, Health Policy Wonk 24 January,2012Lisa Aliferis


Lisa Aliferis

Lisa Aliferis is the founding editor of KQED’s State of Health blog. Since 2011, she’s been writing and editing stories for the site. Before taking up blogging, she toiled for many years (more than we can count) producing health stories for television, including Dateline NBC and San Francisco’s CBS affiliate, KPIX-TV. She also wrote up a handy guide to the Affordable Care Act, especially for Californians. Her work has been honored for many awards. Most recently she was a finalist for “Best Topical Reporting” from the Online News Association. You can follow her on Twitter: @laliferis

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