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January 5, 2012 4:24 pm
No Joke: S.C., Corporate Personhood, and Stephen Colbert
Comedian uses his super PAC to put ‘only people are people’ on the ballot


Stephen Colbert wants to put corporate personhood up to a vote in S.C. Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Stephen Colbert has a super PAC and he knows exactly what he wants to buy: the naming rights to his home state of South Carolina’s Republican primary and a ballot referendum question asking voters if they believe “corporations are people” or “only people are people.”
In an op-ed yesterday in South Carolina’s The State, Colbert explains that while his super PAC has encountered some snags in getting what it wants, he’s still willing to pay for the primary:
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No Joke: S.C., Corporate Personhood, and Stephen Colbert

Comedian uses his super PAC to put ‘only people are people’ on the ballot

Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert wants to put corporate personhood up to a vote in S.C. Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Stephen Colbert has a super PAC and he knows exactly what he wants to buy: the naming rights to his home state of South Carolina’s Republican primary and a ballot referendum question asking voters if they believe “corporations are people” or “only people are people.”

In an op-ed yesterday in South Carolina’s The State, Colbert explains that while his super PAC has encountered some snags in getting what it wants, he’s still willing to pay for the primary:

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    Love him so much.
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    this man is fantastic
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    Even though Colbert can say some pretty problematic things (IMHO) in the name of comedy I still love him. And his show...
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    and this. THIS is why i fux with this guy. way to go man.
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