Colbert Films in Charleston, Takes on Edwards

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Presidential candidate (in South Carolina) Stephen Colbert may have canceled a campaign stop in town yesterday, but I heard that he was filming a segment for his show at Sticky Fingers on Saturday night.

Swampland has news on a war of words between Colbert and fellow native South Carolinian John Edwards.

“John Edwards left South Carolina when he was 1 year old. He had his chance. Saying his parents moved him — that’s the easy answer.”

The Edwards campaign fought back:

Edwards was born in South Carolina, learned to walk in South Carolina, learned to talk to in South Carolina, and will kick Stephen Colbert's New York City butt in South Carolina.

"Stephen Colbert claims to represent a new kind of politics, but today we see he's participating in the slash and burn politics that has no place in American discourse. The truthiness is, as the candidate of Doritos, Colbert's hands are stained by corporate corruption and nacho cheese. John Edwards has never taken a dime from salty food lobbyists and America deserves a President who isn't in the pocket of the snack food special interests."

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