0Stephen Colbert’s GOP Debate and More Political Jokes Turned CausesThe comedian and host of The Colbert Report challenged the Republican candidates to a debate. It’s a joke, but Colbert's jokes have a history of coming true, writes Josh Dzieza. Josh DziezaUpdated Apr. 24, 2017 12:42PM EDT / Published Jan. 12, 2012 9:00PM EST Lee Craker / UPI-LandovJosh Dzieza@joshdziezaGot a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast here.