Colbert Apologizes To Ham Rove
This show is at its best when they find entertaining ways to draw attention to important issues that might otherwise be ignored. Who else could do comedy segments on the legal minutia of political action committees?
Last Thursday, Colbert devoted an entire show to his discovery that 501(c4)s are an “untraceable cash tsunami that will infect every corner of the next election” and he’s kicking himself for not having one:
Colbert Super PAC - Ham Rove’s Comeback
Stephen thanks some of the more diverse heroes and turns to Ham Rove for the scoop on American Crossroads’ drastically improved fundraising strategy.
Colbert Super PAC - Trevor Potter & Stephen’s Shell Corporation
Trevor Potter helps Stephen create his own shell corporation so that he can obtain secret donations for his Super PAC.
Colbert Super PAC SHH! - The Donating Game
One of the reasons Stephen needs a billionaire is that he’s blown a lot of Colbert Nation’s cash hiring Oscar winner Kevin Kline to host this game.
And yesterday, Colbert apologized to Karl Rove for implying that he’s involved in money laundering. Turns out, Rove has the integrity to keep his dirty money dirty:
Colbert Super PAC SHH! - Apology to Ham Rove
To undo the damage he has unwittingly done to Karl Rove’s otherwise spotless reputation, Stephen issues a rare clarification.