09/14/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

This Preposterous Week in Review

Bachmann, Rep. Michele
•AmeriCorps, a program recently attacked by as "re-education camps for young people ... as a parent, I would have a very, very difficult time seeing my children do this," is -- hah! -- joined by the son of
mere reporting of Harrison Bachmann's joining AmeriCorps is disingenuously attacked by as "a hit piece on one of my kids!"

Blagojevich, Rod
•new career of as Elvis impersonator

Bush, George W.
•conservative economist Bruce Bartlett places blame for current economic crisis squarely on

Cheney, Dick
•contempt of for White House insiders who went on to write tell-all memoirs is apparently being withheld by from self

Clinton, Secretary of State Hillary
•misunderstood Congolese student receives inappropriate tongue-lashing from

Cyrus, Miley
•Disney Channel declines to comment on slutty Teen Choice Awards performance by

Dylan, Bob
Christmas album is being recorded by

Edwards, John
imminent admission by that, despite a year of absurd denials by, a DNA test shows that Rielle Hunter's baby bears an uncanny resemblance to because -- duh! -- she was fathered by

England, Lynddie
unrepentant comparison by of Abu Ghraib abuse to what "happens at colleges and dorm rooms or whatever here in the U.S. all the time"

genuinely funny song about

Family Guy
live performance of abortion episode Fox is declining to broadcast
Stewie is outed by the creator of

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