Via Sommer Mathis of DCIST, the, ahem, crackdown on former Washington Mayor Marion Barry for his loudmouthed disapproval of gay marriage continues:

Last night on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart did a little segment on the D.C. Council's recent vote to approve legislation that would allow the District to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states. Naturally, the show picked up Ward 8 D.C. Council member Marion Barry's quote from last week's anti-gay marriage rally, the infamous "I am a politician who is moral" speech.

Stewart's response is priceless:

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Indeed. Read Kai Wright's take on DC's gay-friendly vibes here. And watch the clip here.

—DAYO OLOPADE

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