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This Preposterous Week in Review: Bachmann, Baucus, Birth Control And More!

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punking of particularly dim employees of by actors blatantly not who they claimed to be leads to cutting off of federal financing to

Anastos, Ernie
unusual on-air banter with weatherman by

Antichrist, the
poll shows that 21% of New Jersey voters think President Obama is, or at least might be

Bachmann, Representative Michele

• fear of that President Obama is going to "decide how many calories we consume or what types of food we consume"

Baucus, Senator Max

bipartisanship is achieved by with health-care-reform bill hated on both sides of the aisle but, unsurprisingly, loved by the health-care industry that has given so much money to the campaigns of

birth control pills

• antiabortion Floridians seek to criminalize

Brady, Representative Kevin

complaints of about the failure of the D.C. Metro system to provide better service for 9/12 tea partiers ring hollow considering that government funding for improving the subway was voted against by

Brown, Dan

new book is published by

Bush, George W.

• Arlington, Texas, students who were not allowed to hear President Obama's speech to them last week will not, after all, be bused off campus to hear a speech by

• former speechwriter for is the author of the latest, though surely not the last, book containing embarrassing examples of the ignorance of

Carter, Jimmy

refreshing refusal of to back down from unpopular yet obviously valid assertion by that racism has a little something to do with why at least some people -- particularly the ones with spittle-flecked faces contorted in rage -- feel so free to express their hatred of President Obama


solemn assessment by that the "graphic and shocking, albeit brief, exposure of Janet Jackson's bare right breast to a nationwide audience composed of millions of children and adults" warrants -- lo, these 5½ years after that insanely overhyped distraction from the Iraq war -- further investigation

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