I wrote some weeks ago about Stephen Colbert’s SuperPAC, a real-life political fund and comedic awareness campaign that highlights the absurd logic of our corrupt campaign funding process. On Thursday night, the campaign took a new step, explaining in an incredibly clear manner this Kafkaesque political labyrinth.
You can watch the whole bit at Colbert’s site, but here’s the juicy part below. I’m constantly amazed how this ongoing comedy bit makes the incredibly boring — yet incredibly important — so enjoyable and funny to watch. Just imagine trying to explain this to someone on the street and keep them interested: