The election is over, but fortunately for the nation's late night hosts, there was plenty of news to joke about this week.
First and foremost, the David Petraeus affair scandal gave us the type of soap opera story we hadn't seen since Herman Cain sexually harassed his Godfather's Pizza employees.
And if you thought Mitt Romney would quietly fade away with dignity, you seriously underestimated his gaffe potential. After Romney dropped his Obama's "gifts" theory on a private conference call, it became
not only a late night punchline, but also the Republican establishment's punching bag.