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June 13, 2004

Under “Tasteless” In Websters

millersmear

I know as well as anyone that humorists deserve the widest latitude. However, Dennis Miller sunk pretty low with this riff on the Abu Ghraib photos. Maybe he was going for the idea that people quickly become desensitized to these kinds of images. On the other hand, maybe he was just shilling for the right-wing.

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(story/video: mediamatters.org)

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