Morning Vid: Colbert Skewers Newsweek's 'Best Countries'

Out of the 10 magazines still publishing, he says, this one's "number 11"

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All the media buzz surrounding Wired's The Web is Dead cover story has perhaps overshadowed Newsweek's debut of its latest feature, The World's Best Countries. But the embattled newsweekly needn't worry, The Colbert Report gleefully breaks down all the data points in a revealing, humorous segment. Before the faux-conservative host tackles why, exactly, the United States is ranked number 11 out of 100 on the list, he gets in a few well-placed jabs at the expense of Sean Hannity's incessant displays of patriotism.


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