By Sally Garcia, EnStarz | Oct 06, 2012 11:38 PM EDT
"The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart and Fox News host Bill O'Reilly faced off Saturday night at a mock presidential debate dubbed "The Rumble 2012" or "The Rumble in the Air-Conditioned Auditorium," aired from George Washington University and live streamed online.
However, the live stream for which users paid $4.95 (with half the proceeds donated to charity), crashed due to loads of traffic to the server and many users complained.
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"Due 2 overwhelming demand, our servers have been overloaded. We apologize for any inconvenience and we're working to resolve the issue," the debate organizers "Rumble 2012" tweeted Saturday.
According to the Wall Street Journal, users were experiencing trouble logging onto the Rumble 2012 website even before the event started.
Stewart set the tone of the night when in his opening statement he told O'Reilly he is the "Mayor of Bulls--- Mountain," a theme often mentioned on The Daily Show.
"On Bull---- Mountain, our problems are amplified and our solutions simplified," Stewart said. "I believe tonight, we'll take you down from the mountain."
Stewart also said the U.S. was born an entitlement nation.
"We are a people that went to another country, saw other people on it and said, 'Yea, we want that," Stewart said. "Have you ever seen 'Oprah's favorite things' episode?"
Throughout the debate, Stewart - who is shorter than O'Reilly- used a remote control to raise his podium and be taller than his opponent.
O'Reilly said income redistribution is like Robin Hood on steroids. He said Obama needs to show support for Israel by going on a double date with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Big Bird was brought up to the debate as both discussed Mitt Romney's proposal to cut funding from PBS.
At the end of the debate, both were declared winners and journalist moderator E.D. Hill gave them a "championship belt."
As for what was the most valuable thing he learned from the other's point of view, O'Reilly said "Now I know I'm right."
Stewart said the lesson he learned was: "I have learned that Bull---- mountain is tall, Bull--- Mountain is wide and deep."
Both TV personalities have appeared on each other's shows for the past 11 years but this was their first face to face debate.
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