2009
06.14

Here’s something you might want to see:

Wearing a camouflage suit and tie, Stephen ColbertĀ  took his show to Baghdad to entertain U.S. soldiers in Iraq. For openers, President Obama appeared by video to thank the troops.

“You’re welcome,” the mock pundit answered.

“I wasn’t talking to you,” the president deadpanned.

To the roaring approval of hundreds of troops at Camp Victory, on the western edge of Baghdad, Colbert taped the first of four episodes of “The Colbert Report,” in which he plays a pompous, blustering conservative TV host.

His first guest was the towering, bald Gen. Ray Odierno. When Obama and the U.S. commander suggested Colbert had to look like a soldier to be a soldier, the general took an electric razor to Colbert’s perfectly parted cable-news coif.

Go here to watch the episodes from Iraq and more

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