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Published on April 14th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

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Colbert Pokes Fun at Coal Industry's Inadvertent Joke

April 14th, 2012 by




 

 

This is quite hilarious. Colbert had one of the best set-ups he could probably hope for from the president of the United Mine Workers Association, Cecil Roberts, who aptly compared the coal industry to a well-known killer. Of course, Colbert could easily take it from there and add to the humor of the matter.

The intro and the segment that followed were both hilarious, too. Enjoy the video above or on Colbert Nation.

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is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy since 2009. Aside from his work on CleanTechnica and Planetsave, he's the founder and director of Solar Love, EV Obsession, and Bikocity. To connect with Zach on some of your favorite social networks, go to ZacharyShahan.com and click on the relevant buttons.



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