Mocking Trump, Colbert Announces Own "Serious, Classy" GOP Debate to Air on "Animal Planet"

The strange story of Donald Trump's planned farce of a Presidential Debate has a new absurdist chapter. "Trump is ready to make this debate about ideas," joked Stephen Colbert on his show last night in faux-praise, before announcing "Stephen Colbert's South Carolina Serious, Classy Republican Debate"--to air on Animal Planet in January.

Knowing Colbert, who calls himself "the most famous man of the history of South Carolina," he often takes these gags as far into reality as they can go. So when he says, "I am doing this, you hear that Donald?" he may at least try.

He also vowed to wed the winner and that at his debate "everyone arrives in limos, the limos get taken away in helicopters." I wonder whom that was a jab at?



AlterNet / By Sarah Seltzer

Posted at December 7, 2011, 3:31am

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