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Stephen Colbert explains why U.S. canceled ‘Sesame Street’ in Pakistan

Stephen Colbert best explained why the United States has ended funding of a local version of “Sesame Street” in Pakistan, amid reports of corruption at the $20 million project, which, Colbert noted, “was our most successful deployment of a puppet in the region since Hamid Karzai.”

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