This post first appeared in The Times of Israel.
Former US President Bill Clinton and his daughter, Chelsea Clinton, likely knew they would be unleashing some wackiness when they agreed to let Stephen Colbert visit the Clinton Global Initiative University Exchange Fair.
The event, aptly characterized a “science fair for noble causes” by Colbert, took place at Washington University in St. Louis, April 5-7.
Among the exhibits the satirist checked out was one presented by two students from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, the only Israeli institution represented at the event, according to Ronni Strongin of the American Associates of BGU.
Colbert took one look at the project, a coiled contraption called “Air2O,” and immediately fixated on the fact that it reminded him of a bong.
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