[…] There are two Stephen Colberts. There’s the real Stephen Colbert, a comedian and church-going dad, a nice guy. But there’s also “Stephen Colbert,” the pundit who hosts Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report,” a basic-cable blowhard whom Colbert once described as a “well-intentioned, poorly-informed, high-status idiot.”
It’s not always easy to tell them apart, just as it’s not easy to distinguish between the real world of politics and the parallel comedy universe where “Stephen Colbert” is a serious pundit and politicos traverse to prove their hipness, show their lighter sides, and occasionally declare their candidacies for major office.
In that vein, “Stephen Colbert” Tuesday night declared his candidacy for president of the United States. […]
I think I would vote for him.