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Colbert's Super PAC ad attacks ... Colbert

 The 2012 presidential campaign: It just keeps getting better and better. Or, depending on your perspective, weirder and weirder.

First, the Super PAC formerly run by "The Colbert Report's" Stephen Colbert (and now overseen without any coordination whatsoever by "The Daily Show's" Jon Stewart) released a new attack ad yesterday -- against Colbert!

Yes, that's Samuel L. Jackson appearing in the voiceover, asking important questions about the talk show host like, "And come on, why is the 'T' in his name silent? What else is he silent about? Letting murderers out of jail?"

Jackson then launches into a "Snakes on a Plane"-esque tirade: "Enough is enough! I have had it with these money-grubbing Super PACs messing with our money to buy the elections!" before endorsing Herman Cain for president.

Herman Cain? He dropped out of the race, didn't he?

Well, yes. But that doesn't mean he's gone for good: Last night, Colbert announced on "The Colbert Report" that he will hold a rally on Friday in South Carolina, one day before the primary featuring special guest ... Herman Cain!

In support of their non-candidacies, the event, entitled "The Rock Me Like a Herman Cain: South Cain-olina Primary Rally" is set to take place at 1 p.m. at the College of Charleston.  There will be speeches, there will be cheerleaders, there will be a marching band and a gospel choir.  

Colbert promised this rally will be better than the "Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear" (because, as he said, Jon Stewart won't be there).  

In a release from Colbert's "campaign" as seen on Buzzfeed, Colbert explained, "Herman is the only former candidate who truly shares my values. It's like our values were separated at birth. And our ethics are at least first cousins."  

He then went on to say he wanted “all undecided voters to vote for Cain" and “9-9-9.”    

Kathy Hoekstra, Cain's Director of Media Relations, told Fox News yesterday that Colbert's people "got in touch" with the Cain camp last week to alert them of something happening soon. She confirmed Cain would be taping a segment with Colbert on Friday in South Carolina.

No word yet on whether Cain will sing during that segment. But that's something people would probably vote for.

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