Colbert likely running for president in 2012

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  1. Xuphor
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    Xuphor I have lied to all of you. I am deeply sorry.

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    Source: His show. He just announced it. Less than a minute ago.

    I'll post more details later when some major website mentions all the details of the politics, but I thought I'd post this now.
     


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    I forgot
    :blink: Are you sure he was being serious?
     
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    ^I really can't tell xD
     
  4. Xuphor
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    Xuphor I have lied to all of you. I am deeply sorry.

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    Pretty damn sure. He had his usual comedy stuff going on because it was on his show, but considering he legally transfered his superpac to Jon Stewart (he had his lawyer look up what papers are needed, etc), I'm pretty sure it's serious.
     
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    ...not sure if this is good or not? SO CONFUSED.
     
  6. sputnix

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    yeah I doubt this
     
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    The guy did this in 08 not seriously though, if he goes in this time seriously he could probably pull out a win. The down side would be, what kind of president would he be?
     
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    I'd vote for him.
    Certainly beats the living hell out of many of the candidates currently on display.
     
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    HAHA YOUR SO FUNNY BECAUSE HE'S TOTALLY A MUSLIM AND THIS IS RELEVANT TO THE THREAD.

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    He does satire politics. No doubt he was joking.
     
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    What Schwarzenegger was to California I'm assuming. O_O


     
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    unfortunately most voters don't understand what satire is.

    more on topic: colbert probably could get most of the student vote which could throw the election.
     
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    it will be the same exact situation as Ron Paul
     
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    A person on TV running for President, that's almost as bad as Julia Gillard :O
     
  17. Vulpes Abnocto

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    Or Ronald Reagan?
     
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4d_FvgQ1csE

    I'd much rather see this guy get the votes. His vision is actually more accurate than Rent's-Too-Damn-High party's agenda too.
     
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  20. Jennyfurr

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    I'd vote for Colbert. =P
     
  21. Lanlan

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    I'd vote for him. I also heard Randy Blythe from Lamb of God is running, this is gonna be a crazy year.
     
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    I think Colbert could be effective if he serious'd up. The problem is, if he puts on any sort of campaign, it's likely going to be comedy based, which would hurt his chances if was seriously playing for all the marbles. I think the public at large knows more about his political tendencies and ideals more than they do most other politicians running, anyways. I wouldn't be surprised if he outplaced most or all of the other minor parties.