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Stephen Colbert Says Ukrainian Presidential Palace 'Makes the White House Look Like a Dump' (Video)

“The Colbert Report” host says state dinners should be pirate-themed

Ousted Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovych lived a life of opulence in a presidential palace that was outfitted with everything from a private zoo to a restaurant in the shape of a pirate ship.

The state-funded excess left Stephen Colbert fuming on Monday's edition of “The Colbert Report.” Not because of the political corruption it revealed, but because it embarrassed the good old U.S. of A.

“It makes the White House look like a dump,” Colbert said. “All it has is a bowling alley and a stupid organic garden.”

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Colbert knows of what he speaks. He was recently a guest at this month's state dinner for French President Francois Hollande.

“I wish our state dinners took place in a pirate ship,” Colbert said. “Then I wouldn't have been the only one who showed up with a parrot.”

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Colbert said he saw the uprising that deposed Yanukovych coming thanks to his extensive knowledge of former Soviet countries.

“Folks this sort of instability comes as no surprise to students of geopolitics, such as myself, who have played Risk,” Colbert said.  ”Possessing the Ukraine without a massive force is a fool's errand. There's too many borders.”

If only Yanukovych had played more board games.

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  • guy

    That's way mot niggers trerat a rent house!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Funk Obumer

    just think of the stench from all the potus since JFK!

  • Dee

    Guy is a real American,loyal to America,(bravo)
    not to Muslims and Communists, like the mutts(spent your $40,000,000,- on their vacation in Hawaii.How many American injured veterans would have been helped
    with physical therapy,to attempt restoration of limbs and nerves,injured in unnecessary Afghanistan War,killing Muslims, making ennemies for America.
    Impeach the ………!

    (I ,bi-racial, 1/2 German, respect American Laws and Constitution and love this Country, created by millions of hardworking, skilled, legal immigrants) ,

    in the White House and their primitive corrupt Administration.I don't know what a mot nigger is,not familiar with American colloquialisms.I was British tutored!

  • Dee