According to a theoretical poll, 5% of South Carolina Republican primary voters would vote for Stephen Colbert. That’s more than would vote for Jon Huntsman, who got 4%, and not that far behind Ron Paul (8%) and Rick Perry (7%). It may simply be gratitude for Colbert’s offer to pay for the primary, but whatever the reason, there’s a ridiculous political groundswell happening. It’s not too late to throw your hat in the ring, Stephen. Colbert ‘12!