Stephen Colbert’s Fictional Campaign Beating Real Republicans in South Carolina

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colbert.jpg It’s astounding that a TV personality pretending to be an preening, egomaniacal, over-the-top, hyper-bombastic Republican is now more popular amongst young voters than actual Republicans.

With the Republican Party in disarray and out of money, one wonders what Democrats will have to do to screw this presidential election up.

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