NATION BRAND CONFERENCE
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Jokes
About Best Countries Rankings
"I have many important topics to cover tonight, not the least of which is something called the Best Countries report. This is a ranking of all the top countries in the world. It's determined by a group that includes the Wharton School of business and U.S. News & World Report.
They released their findings at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland today, and according to them the best country in the world is . . . anyone? Germany. Although at first Steve Harvey said Colombia and everyone got excited. [Laughter] [Cheers and applause] It's Germany, is the best country in the world. Germany came in first, Canada was second, the United Kingdom ranked third, and we checked in after that, the United States finished fourth. I tell you what when Donald Trump finds out about this he is . . . going to sell a lot more hats, that's for sure. . . .
How did we get beat by Germany? We have movie stars, we have Disneyland, we have Costco. They have this. This is -- I think this is their president. That's their leader. His name is Hosen. Anyway, congratulations to them, I guess.
Not that it's any consolation but North Korea did not make the list of the world's best countries. They're working on it though. North Korea claims -- and I know that is a shaky way to start a sentence -- but North Korea claims to have invented a type of alcohol that will not give you a hangover. Instead of sugar they make it using rice. Well, this is the drink. It's called Coreo liquor, it has an alcohol content of 30-40%, and you won't get a hangover, they say, if you drink it.
In North Korea, by the way, a hangover is when the rope breaks on the first attempt. Then they do a . . . . With all the problems in North Korea, how are hangovers even on the list? In North Korea when you order a shot you better duck."