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Miami Marlins coach Ozzie Guillen was suspended for five games after stating that he “loved” and “respected” longtime Cuban dictator Fidel Castro. Last time we checked, the constitution protected free speech — even free stupid speech. (Thank god, or we would have been out of business years ago!) But the ever vigilant Political Correctness Police quickly stoked the issue and now there are calls everywhere for Ozzie’s head. As champions of free speech, we deplore this over-reaction. But as comedy whores, we jump on the Dump Ozzie Bandwagon and proudly present …
Today the White House hosted its annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn. We weren’t invited (thanks to an incident last year involving lawn darts and David Axelrod — who’s recovering nicely, we’re happy to report) but many children were. And plenty of unlucky kids rolled their eggs off course into the treacherous fringes of the lawn — where they made some pretty startling discoveries.
Earlier today, our friends at Newsarama debuted the cover for MAD #515 ("The 50 Worst Things About America"), as well as an article from the same issue called "A Bucket List for Underachievers". Click here to check 'em both out!
A controversy has erupted over the new Burger King ad featuring Mary J. Blige. Critics say it plays to the stereotype that African Americans like chicken. After careful review of the ad, we’ve discovered that the chicken stereotype is the least of the commercial’s problems.
Despite losing three more primaries on Tuesday and trailing far behind His Mittness in the delegate count, Rick Santorum has vowed to remain in the race for the GOP presidential nomination. Is he a delusional douche, or a sanctimonious hypocrite? Either way, here are some of the reasons…