Colbert Leads Huntsman in SC

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 24:  Actor/television personality Stephen Colbert signs autographs for fans to promote his new record "Stephen Colbert with the Black Belles" at the Third Man Records Rolling Record Store at The Lot at The High Line on June 24, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

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    Jon Huntsman may be headed toward a second-place finish in New Hampshire Tuesday night, but he’s getting beat in South Carolina—by fake candidates. According to a new poll by Public Policy Polling, comedian Stephen Colbert is leading Huntsman among Carolina voters 5 percent to 4 percent. Colbert ran a phony presidential campaign in 2008, and offered to sponsor the South Carolina GOP primary if his name was printed on the ballot and a referendum on campaign finance was included.

    Read it at Public Policy Polling