The Comedy of Politics

When faux conservative commentator and comedian Stephen Colbert announced his candidacy for the presidency last week, it drew plenty of cheers and laughter. The popular television show host quipped, "I'm running as both a Republican and a Democrat." But inside the Beltway, some wondered if the joke could turn serious all too quickly, and questioned whether the run was legal. "So long as he's seeking laughs, it's OK. But once he qualifies for a ballot, he's subject to regulation," said Karl...Full Story
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