Stephen Colbert Endorses His Sister’s Republican Opponents

After almost a month of not mentioning his sister’s bid for Tim Scott’s House seat in South Carolina, the Colbert Report host unleashes the “Colbert Bump.”

2. First, Colbert gave a brilliant, non-endorsement of his sister’s Congressional run on the Democratic ticket.

“As a broadcast journalist I am obligated to maintain pure objectivity. It doesn’t matter that my sister is intelligent, hardworking, compassionate and dedicated to the people of South Carolina.”

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3. Now, for the “big names” on the Republican ticket.

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8. Colbert’s personal favorite, Mark Sanford.

“Because he just seems so steady.”

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