Now that’s a real debate!

The Idaho Republican primary may turn out to be the most notable one of this season, not because of its politics but because of the debate between its four candidates running for governor, two of whom were definitely not your usual boring old run-of-the-mill right wing politicians.

Stephen Colbert brings us some of the highlights of that debate and says that the choice is now clear as to who should be Idaho’s next governor.

(This clip aired on May 21, 2014. To get suggestions on how to view clips of The Daily Show and The Colbert Report outside the US, please see this earlier post. If the videos autoplay, please see here for a diagnosis and possible solutions.)


  1. Reginald Selkirk says

    What happened: Gov. Otter was being challenged by a Tea Party candidate, so he insisted that the two complete wackos be included in the debate. That way, instead of seeing two viable candidates, viewers would see Gov. Otter and the three dwarves.

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