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Will Stephen Colbert run for president? He announced

Will Stephen Colbert run for president? He announced last night that a major decision is forthcoming. (June 24, 2011) Credit: Getty Images

President? . . . governor? . . . dogcatcher?

Honestly, we're all about to find out. Stephen Colbert announced last night that a major decision is forthcoming. As you may be aware, he is polling extremely well in South Carolina. But the oddity or complexity of an actual presidential run is multifold -- he's got that super PAC, which is largely funded by the Democrats, and is honestly kind of a one-platform PAC anyway (corporations are people too. . .). And if Mitt Romney wins SC, then the GOP nomination is for all intents and purposes sewn up.

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