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December 10, 2012

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Traditional American

I thought for sure that SC would want Alvin Greene.

Metalworks4

Do the people favoring Stephen Colbert realize that the Colbert who is offering himself as a candidate is playing a character? Did the pollsters ask whether those polled were choosing the character or the "real" man? How many people were joking around with this answer?

WordsMatter

When hell freezes over.

Paul A'Barge

Hoax. Srsly? By the way folks, PPP is a wholy-owned subsidiary of the Democrat Party and is completely without credibility.

Captain Obvious

Who is surprised a governor like Haley is unpopular with the people who would think Colbert is a serious candidate? So the spoiled children are mad at Mommy for not taking them to Disneyland every day? She should take it as a compliment, those people would vote for Santa Claus if they could. No grasp of reality... this country is screwed.

D

Have we gone completely mad? We've forsaken all sense of responsibility and prefer to be represented in the Senate by a buffoon who knows absolutely nothing of government or how it should work! Isn't Al Franken in the Senate enough? Are we striving to outdo Saturday Night Live? Good God, South Carolina, wake up!

Dennis Smith

This is nothing more than further CONFIRMATION that a very large number of SC citizens are ignorant and lazy. What a record of service Mr. Colbert has demonstrated... Oh, sorry: that last was sarcasm...

jondos

Yup, very typical of the current mindset. Let us support another rich liberal Democrat to the Senate who wants to tell others how to live. Not a care in the world about jobs, the number of people on food stamps and the continuing downfall of the middle class into poverty. Not the downgrading of the American credit rating, not the government spying on all Americans, and not the KILL LIST. Yeah, just what we need, another "Do as I say and not as I do" boob! As long as you PROMOTE PAYING HIGHER TAXES and don't pay them, it is all good! Hypocrisy is good for the political system it would seem! The status quo prevails.

ncinterpreter

Honk if you had an affair with Haley!

Makkabee

Paul A'Barge says "PPP is a wholy-owned[sic] subsidiary of the Democrat[sic] Party and is completely without credibility." When one considers that PPP correctly called every state in this year's presidential election, it becomes apparent that Mr. A'Barge is the one with the credibility problem.

Alex Burke

The comments above all miss the boat. First the question is not is PPP a liberal front group, bit are their polls accurate? None of the commenters question the accuracy. Second is Colbert a reasonable choice for Senator? Here again the Q is not what do YOU believe but what do the relevant voters believe? Voters in other states have elected such luminaries as Palin, Bachmann, Schwartznegger, and Jesse the Body. Colbert, as a widely followed political analyst, is far more qualified than all of those names put together. There should be some rule that commenters have a clue what they are commenting on.

GH

"By the way folks, PPP is a wholy-owned subsidiary of the Democrat Party and is completely without credibility."

Then that would explain why they were listed as being the second most accurate pollster of the 2012 election.

Oh wait...

David Dubin

Mark Sanford getting 8% says a lot.

marcy

Leave it to Stephen Colbert to shake things up in the political world! As much as I’d love to see Colbert’s election take flight, I’d much rather keep The Colbert Report alive. Heck, watching that show is just as much a part of my daily routine as eating breakfast! I always make sure to record the episode every day, just in case I don’t make it home from my office at DISH in time to watch it. In fact, I’m just glad that my DISH Hopper DVR has more than enough memory space to house each daily episode, or else I’d be spending just as much time deleting them as I do watching them! I must admit though that Senator Colbert has quite a nice ring to it. LOL!

PJB_UK

"WordsMatter" wrote: "By the way folks, PPP is a wholy-owned subsidiary of the Democrat Party and is completely without credibility."

Sigh... As Colbert famously complained, "Reality has a well-known liberal bias." Y'know, it's statements like yours that prompted him to coin the word "truthiness" -- "the truth of the gut".

Memlaw

As this thread once again demonstrates, the right is completely clueless with it come to humor. The only comedy from the GOP comes in the form of endless irony.

Captain Obvious

"Voters in other states have elected such luminaries as Palin, Bachmann, Schwartznegger, and Jesse the Body. Colbert, as a widely followed political analyst, is far more qualified than all of those names put together."

Oh yes, being a widely known farcical idiot is now a "qualification". I guess it would be, to the ignorant tools who actually believe his incessant pablum as gospel. How could we have missed it?

"There should be some rule that commenters have a clue what they are commenting on." And Alex Burke should be careful what he wishes for.

As this thread once again demonstrates, the left is completely clueless with it come to humor. The only comedy from the DNC comes in the form of endless irony.

Erich

It's satire. Colbert wouldn't give up his job to be a politician if the world depended on it. Those of you who get worked up over it are letting the meaning of his push to poll high fly over your heads. Just think about what it means for a TV personality to be polling so high.

TylerBB

It might be a character he's playing, but anyone with a brain can see the views he really stands for. He would be a great addition to the senate.

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