In the absurdity that has become the Republican Primary we have increasingly had to look to comedians to make sense of the whole mess, by exposing hypocrisy and speaking truth to power.
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It is worth remembering that at one point Cain was topping the polls. Perhaps the public recognized that they didn't share Cain's sense of humor. Let's hope that they share Colbert's.
Colbert isn't making a joke of the electoral process. He is showing us that our electoral process already is a joke. He is only able to mock it so easily because it is an absurd system that favors corporate power and political elites.
Stephen Colbert announced on Thursday that he's going to attempt to run for president by appearing on the South Carolina Republican primary ballot, bu...
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