The Colbert Bump

Good news for both Clinton and Obama: The Colbert Bump is real, if you’re a democrat.

A political scientist has taken a hard look at the evidence, and it looks like appearing on The Colbert Report is good for Democrats, bad for Republicans. We don’t understand the physics involved, but he’s got a graph and everything, so science wins again.

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