Colbert to S.C.: ‘Vote Cain on Saturdain’

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 30: Comedian Stephen Colbert addresses the media after attending a Federal Election Commission (FEC) hearing to ask for a media exemption to create a political action committee (PAC) on June 30, 2011 in Washington, DC. Colbert was given the go ahead from the FEC to launch a super political action committee to raise unlimited amounts of campaign cash for the upcoming 2012 political season. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)Photo: Mark Wilson/2011 Getty Images

I want you to vote for Herman Cain,” Stephen Colbert said at a giant rally yesterday, “because Herman Cain is me.” The estimated 3,300 people assembled probably made it the largest political event in South Carolina all season, complete with marching bands and Colbert singing along to “This Little Light of Mine.” Doing all he can to revive the candidacy of Herman “9-9-9” Cain (in light of his own failed bid to get on the S.C. ballot), Colbert also tweeted this Election Day rhyme today: “Vote Cain this Saturdain.”