Because of a high-fat, low-carb diet craze, there's a crippling butter shortage in Norway, and Stephen Colbert took the opportunity to prove America's buttery supremacy. Said Colbert: "In their time of need, let me just say to all my Norwegian viewers: In your face Norgies. America wins again. Because we live in a butter-topia. We've got stick butter, tub butter, whipped butter, honey butter, and spray butter... At our state fairs we deep-fry entire sticks of butter in other butter." But to enjoy "pure, unadulterated butter flavor," Colbert believes, "you can't beat it fresh, on the cob." Yes, he went there.
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