A few years ago late night host Conan O'Brien said, "Senator John Kerry is in trouble for making a joke about soldiers being uneducated. As a result, Kerry promised to stop making jokes and stick to boring people."


Of course, that wasn't the first time a comic mocked Kerry for his "long-winded senatorial" speaking style. And it sure wasn't the last.

Tuesday night, Comedy Central's Jon Stewart offered his theories on how Sen. John Kerry talked Afghan President Hamid Karzai into accepting a runoff election.

Referring to the one-time Democratic presidential candidate as "Slow-tongue McWindsurfington," Stewart noted that Kerry "spent 20 hours straight with the Afghan leader; well that must be the controversial practice known as waterboring."

Stewart lost it and screamed "fine, we'll do a fucking recount," just please "shut up" after listening to Kerry drone on about the talks.

"How is it that John Kerry's recap of a 20-hour conversation takes 22 hours?" Stewart asked

This video is from Comedy Central's The Daily Show, broadcast Oct. 27, 2009.