Senator Stephen Colbert? South Carolina's favorite son leads pollQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|Stephen Colbert, the Puck of American politics, is the top choice of South Carolina voters to replace outgoing senator Jim DeMint, according to new numbers from Public Policy Polling. Governor Nikki Haley, a Tea Party darling, will appoint DeMint's replacement before Congress reconvenes in the new year. DeMint is leaving the Senate to run a conservative thinktank, the Heritage Foundation. The chances of Haley naming Colbert to the Senate are indistinguishably close to zero.|
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