Both men spent more than a decade on top of their businesses for
good reasons. Mr. Stewart had a remarkable eye for hypocrisy,
found amazing writers and executed their work and his own with
savage grace, no small feat. Mr. Williams managed to convey
gravitas and self-awareness at the same time while sitting atop
one of the best television news operations in the business. They
were kings of their respective crafts.
But now they are both done, at least for the time being.
You won’t find a better written sentence today than this one, regarding Williams: