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Rep. Jim McDermott's Hilarious Appearance on Stephen Colbert's Colbert Report (Video)
Comedy Central funnyman Stephen Colbert hosted Congressman Jim McDermott (D-Wash), representative of Washington State's 7th District, as part of The Colbert Report's 435-part series "Better Know a District." Colbert playfully highlights Seattle's weather (it's sooo rainy!) and iconic landmarks such as Pike Place Market, but most memorably stumps McDermott with the uncomfortable question, "Do you like big butts?" (referring to Seattle native Sir Mix-a-Lot's Baby Got Back.)
Watch Colbert ask the Congressmen about his refusal to say "under God" when stating The Pledge of Allegiance and his response to what Colbert calls "a gay question." We particularly loved when Congressman McDermott helps Colbert fulfill his lifelong dream of throwing salmon.