This one's got it all: ideas with stakes as high as the global economy, a 28-year-old grad student, a spreadsheet error, and, of course, Stephen Colbert.
- 1:30-1:57: We get a depressing montage of American leaders using this study as foundation for policy.
- 2:35-2:45: We meet their European counterparts.
- 3:53: We meet the 28-year-old grad student who found the error ... in about 5 minutes.
- 4:45: We learn what the data actually tells us.
6:11: Colbert is, well, just being Colbert.