"On the Democratic side, you have to be part of the Beltway establishment."
IrishWhiskey Roachbud: So are most of the rest of the field. Difference is that he's intentionally doing it.
Screwtape: Dammit, you did you know this was me? Now I'm going to have to change my screenname again.
Roachbud I think the second tier and below candidates are pushing an agenda or trying to move their careers up (ie: a VP nomination). Colbert is a comedian and his candidacy needs to be viewed with that in mind.
Xiphias IrishWhiskey, I don't know what point you think you're making by saying that the guy parodying the election process is doing so intentionally.
IrishWhiskey Simple: He's intentionally acting like an idiot. The rest of the candidates are unintentionally 'acting' like an idiot. Which would you prefer?
Camonk Recumbent bicycles are pretty bad, all right.