In undergrad, I wrote a little ditty one-act called Debbie! where my buddy Karen played a uber-sleaze Jenny Jone-ish talk show host (Brigitte played the therapist Dr. Carol Carlson, Alan directed it, Lingo was the wigga hoochie in the audience). At the end of the play (the talk show) the guests and the host play a gameshow called Be a Victim where they each let loose a litany of why they deserve the most sympathy from the public and the least accountability for their actions.
But Mark Foley manages to take his sexual advances on minors to the front door of the Catholic Church and blames his behavior on his own victimization and alcoholism.
Meanwhile, Candace Gingrich’s girlfriend is witholding love from her this week since Newt suddenly give a shit about gay bashing.
Just on Daily Show, Jon Stewart on Iraq: "What do you call it when a hellhole hits a cataclysm? A catastrophuck."