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Stephen Colbert brought his bid for the presidency of the United States of South Carolina to Charleston Friday afternoon, where he was joined by Herman Cain, the former candidate actually on the ballot in Saturday’s primary for whom the comedian is urging his supporters to cast their ballots in a show of support.

Ridiculing the Citizens United and related decisions that said corporations and individuals can make unlimited, anonymous donations to independent political groups, Colbert used a marching band, choir, and Cain’s goofy singing to rouse the crowd of over 3,000 young people and fans. Here’s the video:

Not everyone finds Colbert’s shtick enjoyable, however. Here’s a video of respected, veteran journalist (and former Democratic operative) Chuck Todd ripping Colbert’s allegedly poisonous influence on our politics:

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy

Screenshot from Aug. 25, 2020 edition of Daily Kos / Youtube

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A federal district judge in New York ruled Monday that the U.S. Postal Service has to treat election mail as a priority, another loss for Postmaster General Louis DeJoy in the courts. The judge, Victor Marrero, also ordered that overtime and extra deliveries had to be permitted by the USPS as election mail demands. This came in a suit brought by several candidates for office and New York voters against Donald Trump and DeJoy.

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