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Good for him

Stephen Colbert is heading to Iraq to entertain the troops. Here is a great exchange he had with a reporter from Stars & Stripes: When asked if would venture outside the wire, he replied: “Are you kidding? Look at me. Of course I’m going outside the wire. What’s that mean?” Scott Wintrow/Getty Images

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Stephen Colbert is heading to Iraq to entertain the troops.

Here is a great exchange he had with a reporter from Stars & Stripes:

When asked if would venture outside the wire, he replied: “Are you kidding? Look at me. Of course I’m going outside the wire. What’s that mean?”

Scott Wintrow/Getty Images

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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