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This Preposterous Week In Review

09/21/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Atkinson, Kristen
annoyance of after article by claiming that Obama's mother-in-law is practicing witchcraft in the White House is made fun of
•article by is removed from Website that initially saw fit to post it

Bachmann, Rep. Michele
•declaration by that "under no certain circumstances will I give the government control over my body and my health care decisions" is kind of funny coming from a rabid anti-choicer
presidential race will not be undertaken by unless call to run comes from God

Baucus, Sen. Max

•observation by that protesters at health care conference came "with YouTubes"

The Beatles
•Mikal Gilmore's definitive story about the break-up of

bipartisanship
belief in is akin to believing in Santa Claus

CNN
•desperation of is evidenced by cringe-worthy new segment called, "Just Sayin'"

DeLay, Tom
fabulous story is told by about how protesters at town hall meetings are nothing new -- "This has been going on forever. When I did my town hall meetings, I'll never forget one back in the '80s -- on health care, by the way. They brought in quadriplegics on gurneys and dumped them on the floor in front of my podium" -- except, sadly, the tale seems not to be, you know, true
•giggle-inducing demand by to see Obama's "gift certificate"
terpsichorean talents of are to be televised

Dylan, Bob
•New Jersey cop fails to recognize, leading to one headline after another after another after another after another containing the phrase "complete unknown"

Edwards, John
mistress of, with child of, is moving into the neighborhood of, to the dismay of wife of, who nonetheless insists to Larry King that "everything seems to be going pretty smoothly at my house" and even smiles through the ghoulish host's questions about her cancer ("You're stage four, though, right?")

Ensign, Sen. John
•explanation by that illicit affair of wasn't as bad as Bill Clinton's dalliance with Monica Lewinsky because Clinton "committed perjury" while "I haven't done anything legally wrong"

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