Colbert Follows In Amazon's Crazy Patent Footsteps and Patents Patents

Last week, we reported on the bizarre patent that Amazon was granted for photographing products against a white background. You might jump to condemn the actions of Amazon and the US Patent Office, but Stephen Colbert is smarter than that. He's getting in on the action.

Last night's hilarious segment featured Colbert's brilliant plan to patent the filing of patents, but not before making it crystal-clear, in that classic Colbert way, that Amazon's patent is as steaming pile of horse sh**t. [The Colbert Report via HuffPo]