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July 15, 2008
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  • Caracas Talk
"Is Venezuela becoming such a grave threat that we're gonna have to learn how to spell it!?"
  • Meet Your Difference Maker
"Then, I name another Difference Maker! Is it you!? (mouths 'no')"
  • Gripe of Riley
"Plus, my guest, author Jason Riley, says America should have open borders! Fine! He's free to leave!"

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I'm like my own All-Star Game, in that tonight I'm also not trying very hard!
This is
The Colbert Report!
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~ Stephen Colbert
July 15, 2008 The Colbert Report

Controversial CoverEdit

  • Controversial cover of The New Yorker
    • showing Barack and Michelle Obama
  • Dr. Colbert likes it because he finally understands a cartoon in the New Yorker
  • but his name is being dragged into the whole thing

Miss UniverseEdit

  • another Earth woman won
    • Miss Venezuela
  • she gets power over the entire Universe
  • first rule of international diplomacy:
    • he who smelt it, dealt it
  • Hugo Chavez has his own show
  • guest: Julia Sweig (author of Friendly Fire) explains it all to Dr. Colbert
    • Venezuelans pay 12 cents a gallon for gas
  • Brazil's president found lots of oil and they are the new 800-pound gorilla of Latin America
  • Dr. Colbert's offer to wear a thong might not sway Brazil to America's side
  • America may have to start caring about soccer

Difference MakersEdit


  • Jason Riley
    • author of Let Them In: The Case for Open Borders
  • wrote a book arguing for an open border. It's an open and shut case, Dr. Colbert will open the book and tell him to shut his mouth!



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