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Anthony Weiner Twitter Scandal Gets the Stephen Colbert Treatment

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Jun. 2 2011, Published 6:42 a.m. ET

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When a scandal breaks involving a politician, Stephen Colbert's job becomes that much more exciting. New York congressman Anthony Weiner has been in the news after an alleged photo of his crotch in underwear was Tweeted to a young woman from his account. So what does Stephen have to say about the whole thing?

"It's my duty to keep you informed about the swelling controversy that has cast a lengthy shadow over New York congressman Anthony Weiner, stretching the fabric of our national discourse and throbbing like a... " Stephen began last night on The Colbert Report, taking the use of puns to a whole new level.

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After introducing the topic on his show, Stephen then posed to his audience: "Is this or is this not Representative Weiner's chief of staff?" he asked, showing the pic in question.

Regardless of how Weiner's story unfolds, as long as there is a scandal to debate, both Stephen and his fellow political satirist pundit Jon Stewart are very happy hosts.

Catch clip, via TV Squad, below!

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