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Maybe because she thought no one was watching Fox News on Saturdays — they’re watching reruns of The Daily Show — conservative commentator Liz Trotta this weekend denounced Tea Party goddesses Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin. Quoting Ezra Klein and Rolling Stone writer Matt Taibbi Trotta, joked that, “as far as flubs go, they are leading the field.”—-

It’s almost preordained because it seems to be they both took the same American history course, and it may have been at Fleabag U,” Trotta said of the pair’s latest gaffes.

Former International Monetary Fund chief Domique Strauss-Kahn is planning to sue French journalist Tristane Banon for false declarations after she announced she planned to press charges against him for an alleged sexual assault from back in 2002. The U.S. case against him is on its way to being thrown out after it was revealed that the plaintiff lied to prosecutors and to a grand jury. Banon publicly described the attack by Strauss-Kahn on a French television show but has waited until recently to press formal charges. "It ended up violent … I kicked him several times, he unbuttoned my bra … and tried to unzip my jeans," Banon said on the show.

It has been confirmed by multiple sources that Charlie Sheen will be the next victim of Comedy Central’s roasters. Sheen can’t wait to take one last bow before fading away into obscurity follow in the footsteps of Flava Flav, Bob Saget and Pamela Anderson. “You could say I’ve been providing kindling for this Roast for a while,” the actor said in a statement. “It’s time to light it up. It’s going to be epic.”

Have you awaken from your collective drunken stupor, America?

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