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Herman Cain received over 6,000 votes and about one percent of the votes in the South Carolina Republican primary Saturday, suggesting Stephen Colbert, who had urged his supporters to use Cain’s name on the ballot to show support for him, has a bit of work to do before he becomes president of the United States of South Carolina.

While the big news is certainly Newt Gingrich surging to a double-digit win, ignoring Colbert’s candidacy entirely would be a mistake, as every day he’s in the race is another day the campaign finance system is mocked and ridiculed.

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