Video: Sometimes It's Better to Laugh Than to Cry: Colbert On The BP Disaster


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We all could use a little levity this week with all of the horrific news coming out of the Gulf region after BP's disaster, for which, by the way, the President said that they should take full responsibility for and pay for the clean up. Stephen Colbert provides the laughs by leading his audience in a chant of "Drill, Maybe, Drill" and by saying that the spill isn't that big--it's only the size of Rhode Island, which is the smallest state."You heard us," Colbert said. "We are not backing down ... despite the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico."

Stephen also imagines the epicurean options made available by perhaps the worst environmental disaster in US history. Blackened catfish, anyone?

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