The morning of October 22, 2009 was the great foreshadowing.

This was the day that Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) wondered if the host of C-SPAN was wearing pants. Gaspworthy? Maybe. But this is typical Weiner banter. His humor is off-beat, unexpected, and some might say brash.

The host thanked him for being on the show. Weiner replied, “Thank you. It’s always a pleasure. I love Washington Journal,” he mused to Paul Orgel. But then he came out with it: “I always wonder, as you host, if you’re wearing any pants under there.”

At the time, a New York Daily News blog posted it on their blog. Read here.