Who among us hasn’t tried to save face during an embarrassing situation with the classic “I actually meant to leave my fly down” excuse?
That’s essentially the defense strategy of one of the unsuspecting participants in Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest mockumentary satire, Who is America?.
Viewers of the recently premiered Showtime series will recognize Virginia Citizens Defense League president Philip Van Cleave as the “gun rights hero” in the show’s “Kinderguardians” training video.
In the disturbing segment, Cleave can be seen alongside an in-character Cohen, teaching toddlers how to use “Puppy Pistols” and “Gunny Rabbits” to make “bad guys go to sleep.” Read more…
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Despite a shooting tragedy that claimed the lives of five people at its offices, the Capital Gazette declared it would still put out a paper on Friday.
“I can tell you this: We’re putting out a damn paper tomorrow,” declared Capital reporter Chase Cook, just hours after an active shooter opened fire inside the newspaper’s headquarters in Annapolis, Maryland.
Early on Friday morning, the paper released its front page.
The Capital’s headline didn’t flinch from what just happened: “5 shot dead at The Capital,” it read, leading with the photos of staffers who had been killed on Thursday afternoon. Read more…
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