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America's focus on the Petraeus affair might be why this country is in financial ruin, jokes Stephen Colbert

Published November 16, 2012 12:44PM (EST)

Comedian Stephen Colbert says the David Petraeus-Jill Kelley-Paula Broadwell "love pentagon" is "like a steamy episode of 'General's Hospital.'" Naturally, he invites Susan Lucci from daytime soap opera "All My Children" to reveal some new dramatic developments in the scandal.

By Prachi Gupta

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