In lieu of that last post:
“According to (a) report, although only six percent of the global population lives in America, we are responsible for more than a third of its obesity. What does that mean? Who knows, because we’re only 27th in math.”
— STEPHEN COLBERT, The Colbert Report (via inothernews)
“I spoke to Trevor Potter, former chairman of the FEC and adviser to John McCain, and the man Colbert has designated his “personal lawyer,” about the consequences of Colbert’s assault on the campaign finance regime. Potter is very careful not to ascribe an end game to Colbert’s efforts but says that he has seen Colbert’s campaign finance crusade as an “opportunity to open up to the rest of the world what we lawyers already know: that the whole area of campaign finance is a mess.” He adds that Colbert’s antics are “having a real effect in terms of public understanding about how the system works” and getting people to start to think about how to fix it.”
Stephen Colbert is winning the war against the Supreme Court and Citizens United. - Slate Magazine
We love you, Stephen.