The announcement that One WTC is officially the tallest skyscraper in North America (thanks to its don't-call-it-an-antenna) has reignited a long-simmering feud between NYC and Chicago, where the Willis Tower has now been demoted to second tallest building. In a press conference earlier this week, noted Antenna Expert and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel insisted the so-called "spire" atop One WTC is in fact an antenna, and last night Jon Stewart hit back on behalf of all New Yorkers who are proud of their totally unnecessary taxpayer-subsidized empty office building.
"You know Chicago, what are you so mad about?" Stewart asked. "We already gave you guys murder capital of the United States. You really think we can't kill more people than you? Please, we let you win." But the takedown turned operatic after Stewart watched a clip of a talking head praising Chicago's pizza. We won't spoil it for you, but Stew-Beef's virtuosic evisceration of deep dish pizza is a wondrous thing, and clearly the final word in our lopsided pizza debate with Chicago: