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from The Daily Show With Jon Stewart

On last night's episode of "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart reported that pop icon Cher had called into C-SPAN several times at approximately 4:20 am PST on May 28th to complain about the inadequate armor protecting U.S. soldiers overseas:

CALLER: So-called Christian Republicans have sent the men and women of our armed forces into battle without the proper helmet. They don't even have the Teflar insert.

Stewart then revealed that Cher had called in a few times, at one point saying on the air that "One of my best friends is Lou Dobbs."

This is not the first time Cher has called into C-SPAN - the Oscar-winning performer called in after visiting with wounded soldiers in October 2003, saying "Thank you for C-SPAN, I watch it every day!"and castigating "Cheney, Wolfowitz, Bremer, the President" for turning their backs on the wounded: " I don't understand why these guys are so hidden...these wounded are so devastadley wounded."

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