The End of Weinergate: Jon Stewart on the NY-9 Special Election


A Republican won Tuesday's special election to replace disgraced junk-tweeting congressman Anthony Weiner in New York's Democrat-leaning 9th District. This is really something. "The last time the 9th District had a Republican congressman," quipped Jon Stewart on last night's Daily Show. Harlem congressman Charlie Rangel hadn't even started his 15th term yet." The essential takeaway: "The only thing powerful enough to drive a wedge between the Democrats and their constituents was Anthony Weiner's …" – well, you know. Stewart breaks down the election below.

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