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It's one thing to report a story, it's another to obsess over every detail at the expense of real news. Wall-to-wall coverage of the JonBenet case continues on every major news channel, despite Israel's violation of the cease-fire, the ruling against wiretapping, and Iran's missile tests.

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The "Daily Show" host reminds us why news networks had no trouble indulging in another round of wild speculation regarding the 6-year-old girl's unsolved killing: For the media, JonBenet is known as ? oxygen.

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UPDATE: Authorities are questioning the veracity of the supposed confession described below. John Mark Karr, a 41-year-old schoolteacher, has admitted to kidnapping and killing JonBenet Ramsey. The surprise confession comes after 10 years of dead-ends and false accusations in a mystery that gripped the American imagination?and airwaves. UPDATE: Thai authorities said Karr told them he drugged and had sex with the child, and then realized he had "accidentally" killed her.

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