Searching for the McConnell

During the shutdown crisis, the usually noisy creature known as the McConnell has suddenly disappeared into the undergrowth. Stephen Colbert finds nature documentary footage of the behavior of this animal when threatened, which explains the lack of recent sightings in the wild.

“We’re #1” – Not

Some time ago, comedian Jim Jeffries delivered a sobering corrective message about the boast about America being the greatest country in the world that every American politician repeats incessantly and which many others repeat, and to which the rest of the world responds with snickers. At the end, he provides a new patriotic song that can be sung at all sporting events that represents a more accurate picture. This message is needed even more now as the country goes through this ridiculous shut down over a stupid wall that makes it the laughing stock of the world.