‘Who Is America?’: Sacha Baron Cohen Helps GOP-ers & Lobbyists Teach Toddlers To Shoot Guns [Watch]

The Playlist | 7/15/2018 | Rodrigo Perez
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It’s been pretty astounding to watch the unintended promotional tour of those who have been pranked by Sacha Baron Cohen on his new Showtime series, “Who Is America?”: a litany of Tea Partiers, alt-right hardliners and gun nuts tripping over themselves trying to get ahead of being seriously owned by the comedian. First, realizing she’d been duped and probably seriously embarrassing what’s left of her tattered reputation, former Governor of Alaska Sarah Palin tried to get ahead of the idiotic things she told Cohen. Then Ex-GOP Congressman Joe Walsh did the same, trying to save some face and suggesting he was coaxed into saying we should arm pre-schoolers, (this is a little bit like the Papa John’s owner saying he was “pressured” into saying the N-word).

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There’s little time for excuse now though as “Who Is America?” is about to air tonight. Perhaps leveraging the buzz, Showtime today has released a 10-minute clip from the show centering on the very bright, reasonable and carefully-though-out idea of arming toddlers in schools to shoot the bad guys. What’s fascinating about Cohen’s show and hoodwinking tactics in today’s climate is just how terrifying they are instead of funny. Sure, this “Who Is America?” clip is pretty amusing and absurd, but it’s also frightening to see how these people think and the outrageous things they’ll assert and reveal when they believe they are in the comfort of...
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Why do democrats never have to face the reality of what's on the ground, like 2000 years of marriage.
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