Jon Stewart on Anthony Weiner: ‘The Story Officially Became Sad’

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When it came to covering Anthony Weiner’s recent scandal, Jon Stewart had quite a dilemma.

Stewart has been friends with Weiner for decades, but couldn’t simply ignore the story on The Daily Show. So when it came down to it, Stewart said he learned a lesson covering the scandal.

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Once Weiner admitted he was the one who tweeted a lewd picture, which was meant to be a direct message, at a young woman, “the story officially became sad,” Stewart said on Monday night’s show, after cracking the requisite jokes about Weiner’s physique. “These people are human, and that’s a lesson that will stay with me. Until I turn back to the camera over there and do a little bit on the John Edwards story.”

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