Stephen Colbert was intrigued last night by Joe Miller's campaign manager's statement that "I'm sure there are going to be two or three dozen votes for Spider-Man" among the write-in ballots, and therefore the race isn't over yet. "What?" Colbert asked. "Spider-Man was a candidate?" But he had "no online presence," Colbert added, and "you'd think that he of all people would know the importance of the web."
Although, Colbert continued, "since no one knows Spider-Man's real identity, those votes could actually be for...Joe Miller!" The proof, he said, is in Miller's campaign song, which he sang (to the tune of the Spider-Man theme song):
Joe Miller, Joe Miller,
Wants to be your senator.
Grows a beard, shoots a gun,
Arrests the press just for fun.
Look out! He'll cut your Medicare.
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