Friday Funny: Colbert Outraged By US City Skylines

<p>Satirist Stephen Colbert demands an explanation why the U.S. no longer has the world's tallest skyscrapers while construction is booming overseas.</p>
July 4, 2008, 1pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan
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"America no longer has the tallest building, but could our planned Mexican border wall be the world's longest building? Stephen asks Paul Goldberger why America can't take our existing skyscrapers and stack them to make the tallest building in the world.

Colbert: Why aren't we building the tallest buildings in the world?

Goldberger: Because I think we have figured out that we cannot actually make any money from them. It's just a vanity thing. And we have the best skyscrapers in the world anyway...

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Published on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 in Comedy Central
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