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John McCain concession speech; 2008

bYCRIMSON TAZVINZWA~~Below is the full text of John McCain’s concession speech, delivered to supporters in Phoenix, Arizona

Thank you. Thank you, my friends. Thank you for coming here on this beautiful  1,223 more words

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Sacha Baron Cohen's Interview With Sarah Palin Might Not See The Light Of Day

Sacha Baron Cohen’s Showtime series, Who Is America?, has quickly grown notorious for his creative duping of right-wing figures. Most recently, Cohen’s trickery resulted in disgraced former Sheriff Joe Arpaio… 310 more words

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Sacha Baron Cohen Interview With Sarah Palin May Not Air On 'Who Is America?'

After former Alaskan Governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin accused Sacha Baron Cohen of duping her that he was a handicapped U.S. military veteran during an interview, Showtime president of programming Gary Levine hinted today at TCA that the segment may not even air on the British comedian’s series  304 more words

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Shawn Christy: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

A manhunt is in progress across multiple states for a 26-year-old Pennsylvania man the FBI says threatened to shoot President Donald Trump. Shawn Christy, a native of McAdoo, PA, threatened to shoot Trump in the head in a since-deleted Facebook post made on June 12. 967 more words

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We Need to Talk About Cohen.

So the first clips of Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest high-profile prank comedy production have been released — this time out, it’s a Showtime series called “Who Is America?”  (For those of you who don’t recognize his name, this is the same British entertainer who brought us faux interviewers like “Borat,” “Bruno,” and the long-ago “Ali G.”) 161 more words

Book Review: “How Democracies Die”—More Unraveling

Longtime readers of this blog probably know that I lean leftward politically. So maybe I should offer a disclaimer now: my intention here isn’t to “stab” Republicans and conservatives. 1,402 more words

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How Does Sacha Baron Cohen Get Away With It?

So Sacha Baron Cohen is up to his old tricks again.  After having achieved notoriety as Ali G, the fake interviewer with the funny accent who duped former Secretary of State James Baker and others into answering silly questions, Baron Cohen went on to even greater fame as Borat, a fake documentarian from Kazakhstan. 559 more words

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