Colbert: NASA's Penis Doodle Proves Our Cosmic Might

He discusses NASA's latest 'feat'
By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 25, 2013 10:23 AM CDT

The United States has its problems, but Stephen Colbert thinks that NASA's latest feat clearly shows America's cosmic might—that feat being an image of a penis left on Mars. The Internet erupted after a photo of the seemingly phallic track patterns the Curiosity rover left in the red planet's sands was posted to Reddit on Tuesday. "This giant graffiti peenie proves our galactic supremacy," Colbert said on last night's show. "America took a pristine planet, 140 million miles away and scribbled on it, like it was the face of a passed-out frat boy."

"So I want to salute NASA for once again inspiring a generation," concluded Colbert. "Somewhere in America there's a little boy looking up at the stars and thinking, 'One day I'm going to grow up and live my dream—drawing a big ol' pair of titties on Neptune.'" (Read more Mars stories.)

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