ONTD Political

The new President of the Marvel Universe?

6:13 pm - 11/05/2008
It's none other than...

STEPHEN COLBERT!



New York City, November 5, 2008—The early results are in and the Daily Bugle is reporting that Stephen Colbert has won the United States Presidency in the Marvel Universe. While many states still have yet to report their numbers, Colbert is already claiming a victory.

More on this story as it develops.


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Wait? Whut? What's this about the Electoral College and this shit being imaginary?



New York City, November 5, 2008— The Daily Bugle is reporting that, despite winning the popular vote, Stephen Colbert did not win the United States Presidency in the Marvel Universe, with Democratic nominee Barack Obama triumphing.

When questioned by the media regarding the confusion, Marvel Comics EiC Joe Quesada said, “We completely forgot the Marvel Universe reflects what happens in the real world...Ooops, our bad.”

More on this story as it develops.


Oh, Marvel... stay out of politics from now on.

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bizarrepain 5th-Nov-2008 11:27 pm (UTC)
Oh Wow
lonefire08 5th-Nov-2008 11:39 pm (UTC)
I demand a re-count!
Colbert! Colbert! Colbert! Colbert!
He is America! (And so can you!)

C'mon, ontd_p, show your Colbert love!
main_titles 5th-Nov-2008 11:43 pm (UTC)
Colbert is not going to be happy.
kitty0_o 5th-Nov-2008 11:49 pm (UTC)
Aww, too bad! I love how they draw his wonky ear.

Edited at 2008-11-05 11:50 pm (UTC)
welcome_to_1984 6th-Nov-2008 06:21 am (UTC)
Right?
le_zokita 5th-Nov-2008 11:50 pm (UTC)
So close and yet so far...

*has a strange urge to eat Doritos right now*

I like the art though!
moira_fae11 5th-Nov-2008 11:52 pm (UTC)
Awwwww. ;__; That would've been so awesome tho! Ah well. ;D
deja_vu822 5th-Nov-2008 11:56 pm (UTC)
Aw, poor Colbert. With this and Obama winning, he's going to have a breakdown on the Report tonight.
nipmock 5th-Nov-2008 11:57 pm (UTC)
TBH I never liked Colbert. I was moved by his crying last night, though
liberateourtime 6th-Nov-2008 01:22 am (UTC)
When did he cry? I was watching CNN all night.
the_spin 6th-Nov-2008 12:02 am (UTC)
LOL I GUESSED RIGHT FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE
khudirambose 6th-Nov-2008 12:06 am (UTC)
His problem was that he seemed "too French."
a_leprechaun 6th-Nov-2008 12:12 am (UTC)
WHUT

DON'T TEASE US LIKE THAT, MARVEL

:(

And I can't decide whether I like or am annoyed by the reference in the second picture. TYVM for the 726,361,091st allusion to that Spider-Man cover, I guess.
hypocrisyetal 6th-Nov-2008 12:17 am (UTC)
I demand a recount!
normanee 6th-Nov-2008 12:45 am (UTC)
that's mean. I wanted Colbert to win the Marvel universe election. T_T
quinatorte 6th-Nov-2008 12:53 am (UTC)
Jon's going to have to love him extra tender tonight to salve his wounds D:
erasmusfry 6th-Nov-2008 01:30 am (UTC)
haha nice visual
dongwater 6th-Nov-2008 01:14 am (UTC)
RECOUNT
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