Super PAC Satire: Colbert Explains (Faux) Presidential Run to ABC News
"The counties need the money, and Colbert Super PAC wants to give it to you; call it a Christmas Miracle," he wrote. "I've already filled out the check, and to prove it's no joke, I've written 'No Joke' in the memo line." Colbert later wrote that the
Colbert said, a twinge of sarcasm in his voice. "There are $11.2 million worth of ads being run in South Carolina. That just means more speech than ever before in South Carolina." Colbert's super PAC, which was re-named The Definitely Not Coordinated
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A (faux) TV ad purchased by the group "Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow" portrays Romney as "Mitt the Ripper" for slashing jobs.
And on Friday, there was a report from ABC News that Charleston-born TV satirist — and possible pretend-presidential candidate — Stephen Colbert, would soon show up in TV ads purchased by his Super PAC. The PAC, controlled by "Daily Show" host Jon