How Not to Protect a Water Supply: Late-Night Comedy Roundup

By Reena Flores and Reena Flores

Hundreds of thousands of West Virginia residents are left thirsting for clean water after a chemical spill in the Elk River occurred upstream of a local water treatment plant. People were advised not to drink, cook with, or bathe in water from their taps.

But Stephen Colbert knows tragedy gold when he sees it. Citizens of the Appalachian variety that can't feed or bathe themselves? Colbert calls the rights to A&E's next reality show.

Plus, New Jersey Democrats try their darndest to oust Chris Christie from office.

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