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The 2012 Presidential Election Just Got Funnier! Stephen Colbert To Air Political Ads!!!

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We can't wait for these!

Stephen Colbert has JUST received approval from the Federal Election Commission (FEC) for a "Colbert Super PAC," which will give him permission to "produce and air political advertisements." AWE-SOME.

It gets even better though! Stephen has also gotten permission to use Comedy Central parent company Viacom's production resources/airtime/staff without his ads being seen as an "in-kind" contribution from the company.

Basically what this means is that he'll be able to create political ads and express his views without Viacom having to be closely associated with his "politicking"…which is good, because they don't want to be. LOLz.

At this point, it looks like his ads will only be allowed to run during his show…but at least he'll be able to get the word out there!

We are seriously excited to hear what you have to say, Stephen! We're ready to be enlightened! Ha!

Do U think Stephen Colbert should be allowed to air political ads? Will U watch them?

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4 comments to “The 2012 Presidential Election Just Got Funnier! Stephen Colbert To Air Political Ads!!!”



  1. 1

    So, basically no one will see them then is what you are saying.



  2. 2

    Oh my god it is so funny now! Thank god for Stephen Colbert, he saved politics! Actually I have never seen his show, but I am sure like perez thinks this will make it funnier.



  3. 3

    zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz



  4. 4

    think stephen is funny and like his lampooning of the silliness of the presidential race