Stephen Colbert Has a Propaganda Fever Dream for North Korea

Colbert declared that North Korea's bizarre video showing a man dreaming about the destruction of New York to the tune of "We Are the World" proves that "we are in a dreams race." What with Pyongyang's recent threats and all, he retaliated with a dream of his own.

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Stephen Colbert declared last night that North Korea's bizarre propaganda video showing a man dreaming about the destruction of New York to the tune of "We Are the World" proves that "we are not only in an arms race, we are in a dreams race." So naturally, what with Pyongyang's recent threats and all, Colbert retaliated with a dream of his own. The remake involves explosions, Kermit the Frog, and Meg Ryan. Pass it on — maybe it'll even get all the way over there:

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