Assuming the role of Weiner during his now-infamous press conference, Stewart issued mea culpas in between mixing himself cocktails.
"I have made some mistakes," Stewart said. "... Last week we spent three days on this story. We did over 59 jokes, nine penis puns. We used an
Stewart then explained why he didn't attack Weiner with the comedic ferocity he showed other subjects on the show, namely
His explanation? He's too lazy to write jokes after 5 p.m. Since the Weiner press conference ended at 4:30 p.m. and
"This was my decision alone," Stewart said. "I recognize how wrong I was."
Then Stewart managed to cut himself (pretty badly, it looked) on a margarita glass and resigned. He was replaced by British comedian