1. Bob Costas tries to make a joke, and it’s all downhill from there.
Costas says North Korea’s greatest athletic achievement was former Dear Leader Kim Jong-il’s 11 holes-in-one in one round. But that never actually happened! Get it? Anyway, Lauer, who is the worst, seems sort of afraid to be joking about North Korea.
The best part? Costas’ solitary “Unlikely.” at the end.
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