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Genius Stephen Colbert Marries Couple Whose Wedding Was Ruined by Government Shutdown

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The government shutdown isn’t just giving us the wonderful opportunity for pickup lines. It’s also been dashing the hopes—and wedding plans—of countless D.C. couples. Couples with weddings scheduled to take place at national monuments in October were recently informed that their events may have to be cancelled. Mike Cassesso and MaiLien Le, decided to take a stand against The Man and allow Stephen Colbert to marry them. On air and with a bunch of celebs. Check it out below. That sounds way better than something at the Jefferson Memorial, doesn’t it?

Image by Mike Browne