They may be far and wide, but the many cities of Canton now have one common comedic thread.
"What does that sucker know about it? He's never been here anyway," said Canton, Texas, City Councilman John Fuller in response to Stephen Colbert's recent assertion that at least Canton, S.D.,—as wretched as it may be—isn't anything like the "incorporated outhouse" that is its northeast-Texas namesake.
"I wouldn't live anywhere else. The people here are genuine and friendly," Fuller told the local Tyler Morning Telegraph.
But not into hip, Colbert Report shout-outs, apparently...