It's hard to imagine a better setup for an occasionally puerile comedy show than the developing story about a congressman named Weiner allegedly posting a picture of his weiner on the Internet.
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For The Daily Show, that kind of comedy was right in their wheelhouse, their "sweet spot" as Jon Stewart said Tuesday night, before launching into a series of jokes about bulges, shrinkage, and the phallic nature of dolphin snouts.
"This Twitter is something else," Stewart said. "In the old days, a Congressman had to chisel images of his penis on limestone, or sit for days for penis portraiture and then have a runner take it to the damsel they wanted to horrify."