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WATCH: Colbert Wishes Bobby Jindal Off With Hilariously Cruel Takedown

Bobby never stood a chance.

Well, Bobby's dropped out of the GOP race and late-night talk show hosts had to get some final potshots in for old time's sake.

Gov. Jindal was great on paper and a one-time media darling, but his candidacy was never really inspired. It lacked a theme (besides "Reagan was good"), it lacked financial support and it lacked competent PR, as indicated by his now infamous "candid" announcement video that was shot, as Larry Wilmore noted, like an episode of To Catch a Predator. 

"Late Show" host Stephen Colbert put on his Caesar Flickerman garb from the Hunger Games and bid the also-ran candidate adieu.

"This must be terrible for Jindal's base, or whatever it is you call 0.3%," Colbert ribbed in reference to the governor's risible poll numbers. "And so it is, with a heavy heart we pay tribute to the fallen." Colbert followed with a Hunger Games-inspired farewell. 

"Farewell, Governor Jindal," Colbert said. "You may be gone but we will always remember... sorry, I already forgot."

Watch the clip below:

Adam Johnson is a contributing analyst at FAIR and contributing writer for AlterNet. Follow him on Twitter @AdamJohnsonNYC.

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