Late-Night Comedy Roundup: Watch Osama Bin Laden's Traffic Violation

Plus: America no longer world's greatest in world's fattest rankings -- and more.

A recently leaked report from Pakistan revealed that the al Qaeda leader was stopped for a traffic violation and wore a cowboy hat to evade satellite imagery. The Late Show’s David Letterman jumped on some of these revelations, even showing alleged dashboard camera footage of the traffic stop. Conan O’Brien was interested in the cowboy hat and wondered of the popularity of such a look in Pakistan.

A United Nations report released this week revealed that the United States is losing ground in yet another international indicator. In this case, Mexico has overtaken the US as the most obese nation in the world and this topic was very popular on late-night Tuesday evening. ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel and O’Brien wondered if Mexico’s cuisine had anything to do with it, while Late Night’s Jimmy Fallon thinks we can get the title back. Also on NBC, The Tonight Show’s Jay Leno as curious about the effects of Mexico’s expanding waistline on immigration policy in the US.

Fast forward to 4:40 to see Kimmel explain the threat of Canada’s possible weight gain to the continent.

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Ross Gianfortune is a senior web producer at Government Executive. He previously worked at The Washington Post, The Gazette Newspapers, and WXRT Radio.

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