It's the comedy gift that keeps on giving. Not only did a picture of a Congressman's penis perhaps make it onto Twitter, but that Congressman is named Anthony Weiner. Yep. It's pretty much impossible to not to make a joke. But, the best response so far has been on The Daily Show.
On one hand, Jon Stewart is good friends with Mr. Weiner, and so, as he says, was hoping the Congressman would have a good defense. Weiner did not; he said that he is unable to say "with certitude" whether it's his penis or not. As Jon Stewart responds:
"There are three things in this world that I do have certitude on. Empire Strikes Back is the best Star Wars movie. O.J. killed those two people. And the third one is what my erect penis looks like in my own underwear."
And, also, from a pragmatic stand point, if you're an elected official, just say it's not your penis. I think that in the handbook they give you when you become a Congressman. In any case, if it turns out they aren't Weiner's pictures, it will be another fizzled-out Twitter scandal. And if it turns out they are, we'll have to ask ourselves whether or not we should really care. But, in the meantime, we can all just sit back and enjoy the puns.