While it can be said that many candidates for public office are jokes, the situations we face in this nation are nothing to laugh about.

Yet candidates for President hit the late-night talk shows to try and bolster their campaigns and comedians like Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert become purveyors of political influence.

Go figure.

No Front-Runner So Far In the Contest for LaughsOn the “Late Show With David Letterman” last night, actor Seth Rogen peddled his new movie, “Superbad,” the story of two teenage friends on an obscenity-laden journey toward adulthood. Sen. Joe Biden (D-Del.) was also there, pitching a different kind of journey: the one he hopes to make to the White… [Washington Post Political News]