There are times when Jon Stewart can be very funny. Last night, that was the case, when he finally weighed in on the firing of deposed MSNBC host Keith Olbermann, and dismantled the rest of the network’s hosts, including special attention paid to Ed Schultz, in the process. And it was all couched in a sort of backhanded compliment.

Glynnis MacNicol at Business Insider might have said it best in her headline about the story: “Jon Stewart Finally Gets Around To Tearing Keith Olbermann To Pieces (And It Was Worth The Wait):”

Olbermann was watching:

Jon Stewart Cleverly Dismantles Keith Olbermann, MSNBC, and Ed SchultzUPDATE:

Schultz has responded via Twitter also:

Jon Stewart Cleverly Dismantles Keith Olbermann, MSNBC, and Ed Schultz