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Stephen Colbert says he's been "swept up by a Category-5 Herman Cain."

And part of what has the host of The Colbert Report so taken by the Republican presidential candidate is a campaign commercial featuring the former Godfather's Pizza CEO's chief of staff, Mark Block. He coolly smokes a cigarette while touting the candidate. As Colbert notes, the web video implies "there's nothing more American than smoking cigarettes."

Check out Colbert's full take on the unusual spot — and his sendups of it: