Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Mitt The Ripper

If you haven't been following Colbert and Stewart's recent attempts to point out how stupid our campaign finance rules are, it's time to catch up. Warming Glow:
A small refresher: Last week, Stephen Colbert announced his intention to create an exploratory committee in order to run for the President of South Carolina. By law, if someone become a candidate for office, he or she must relinquish any control he has of a Super Pac, one of those independent organizations that raises money on behalf of a candidate but can’t actually coordinate with the candidate. It’s a not so subtle way of getting around campaign finance laws. As a result, Colbert had to relinquish control of his Super Pac, Americans For A Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow. He gave it to Jon Stewart, who renamed it, The Definitely Not Coordinated With Stephen Colbert Super PAC. 
Like with many very cool things, I don't know how this ends, but it's actually not that important. Excited to watch this play out, especially anything else they do is as good as this first ad:

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