David Letterman on Wednesday upped his superlatives for MSNBC's Rachel Maddow.
Having previously called her "probably the smartest person" in "all of journalism," the CBS Late Show host raised the bar further first calling her "the smartest person on television," and at the end of the interview naming her "the smartest person in the world" (video follows with commentary):
For the record, here are some examples of "the smartest person in the world":
Bear in mind - that's only the past two months.
If this is "the smartest person in the world," no wonder we're in so much trouble.