World 25 October 2012 Stephen Colbert offers $1m to Donald Trump's charity of choice if... (Video) Will Trump take up the offer? (No.) Print HTML Donald Trump's attention seeking has certainly won him a lot of attention. But while there has been no shortage of jokey responses to his demand that Obama release his college records for a $5m donation to charity – my personal favourite was a demand that he prove his hair is real for a similar donation – Stephen Colbert's response has one crucial difference: he actually has the money. The Colbert Super PAC – technically called "Americans for a better tomorrow, tomorrow" – has a little over $1m in its funds, available to Colbert for basically any political activity. And yet, at the same time, there's little chance that he'll have to spend this money. Call it a hunch. › Why higher tuition fees have left a £1bn-a-year black hole Donald Trump v static electricity. Photograph: Getty Images Alex Hern is a technology reporter for the Guardian. He was formerly staff writer at the New Statesman. You should follow Alex on Twitter. Subscribe More Related articles Clinton vs Trump: How does the electoral college work? 5 times Hillary Clinton completely owned Donald Trump US presidential debate: Hillary Clinton might have triumphed over Donald Trump but does it really matter?