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Reid: I can out-legislate Cruz
The Hill (Washington DC), by Mario Trujillo

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Posted By:JoniTx, 10/19/2013 11:25:07 AM

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said he might not be good at calculus, but he knows how to legislate. Reid told The Huffington Post that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is smart, but he can’t outmaneuver the 26-year veteran in the halls of Congress. “He might be able to work a calculus problem better than I can,” Reid said Thursday. “But he can´t legislate better than I can." Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) are credited with brokering the deal that ended the government shutdown. Reid said the House’s decision to go along with a deal to end

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Wetlandz, 10/19/2013 11:30:09 AM     (No. 9572575)

You can´t do anything without the media little man.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pros7767, 10/19/2013 11:32:28 AM     (No. 9572581)

It´s not hard to out-legislate when you have the RINOs in your pocket.

Give him time Harry. In the end, my money´s on Cruz.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: plex, 10/19/2013 11:36:32 AM     (No. 9572586)

He doesn´t need RINOs, he has 51 votes and he gets to chose what they vote on. This isn´t legislating, it is dictating.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: gagolfer, 10/19/2013 11:38:34 AM     (No. 9572589)

I don´t think Ted Cruz has any intention of ever legislating anything. That´s not why he´s in the Senate.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ruready?, 10/19/2013 11:40:05 AM     (No. 9572592)

Reid is out of his league with Cruz. Obama gives Reid his marching orders. Obama won´t stand for another ratings hit.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 10/19/2013 11:41:19 AM     (No. 9572594)

Rent Free !

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Dante, 10/19/2013 11:43:10 AM     (No. 9572596)

When he became majority leader the national debt was at $8 trillion, now it´s over $17 trillion. He´s not a legislator, he is pandering, corrupt filth.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Susannah, 10/19/2013 11:45:38 AM     (No. 9572603)

Sue Lowndes could have beaten this little worm, and he´d be playing shuffleboard in Searchlight as we speak. Thank you, Sharron Angle.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: mitzi, 10/19/2013 11:45:58 AM     (No. 9572604)

silly old man!

That may be true. Harry should make the best of the time he has left.

Ted is only 42 and Harry is 73! Ted will be around a long time after Harry is gone.



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Reply 10 - Posted by: michellewsc2, 10/19/2013 11:48:04 AM     (No. 9572609)

Reid couldn´t legislate his way out of a wet paper-bag

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Hazymac, 10/19/2013 11:50:14 AM     (No. 9572614)

The puerile Reid sounds like the boys--the janitor´s nightmare--in grammar school who stand giggling at the far end of the urinal and compete over who can shoot a stream the farthest, with the goal of overshooting the trough by several yards. There´s pride at stake, you see. And cleaning up Reid´s mess will be much more difficult and expensive than what the janitor, cursing under his breath, had to do with his mop and disinfectant in the Boys´ Head.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: master sergeant, 10/19/2013 11:57:10 AM     (No. 9572625)

Harry Reid was a sleazy fellow when he was on the Nevada State Gambling Commission. Check his real estate deals in Clark County (Black Mountain development) with his son and some Clark County Commissioners. Reid is an old racist rat!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Doctor P, 10/19/2013 11:57:20 AM     (No. 9572626)

more is not better

and for Reid not to know the difference says everything you need to know

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 10/19/2013 12:00:40 PM     (No. 9572632)

Reid can also "out-Alzheimer´s" anybody in Congress as well winning the blue ribbon for filling his adult diapers to overflowing!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: WAN2, 10/19/2013 12:03:15 PM     (No. 9572638)

Sadly, all who are drawn to Washington are/will become pompous asses. The courteous, reasonable and sane want nothing to do with the place.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 10/19/2013 12:11:18 PM     (No. 9572646)


Proverbs 16:18 Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.






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Reply 17 - Posted by: jeffrx, 10/19/2013 12:17:58 PM     (No. 9572659)

And that, ladies and gentlemen, is precisely why we need term limits.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: clw54, 10/19/2013 12:18:39 PM     (No. 9572660)

Democrats have no class.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: oh-heck, 10/19/2013 12:18:58 PM     (No. 9572662)

There are arrows left in Cruz´s quiver. The House can continue to pass spending bills by department covering no growth budgets with the already agreed upon sequester cuts. Harry Reid´s dodge of stripping defunding language does not allow him to add funding. That would require him to get 60 votes for an amendment on the floor. This show down will begin again in December, so Cruz has time to rally the House conservatives.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 10/19/2013 12:19:41 PM     (No. 9572664)

Wht a stupid remark. Cruz is one of the Senators, Reid is Majority Leader with the President at his back. He is really a vicious little beast.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Msctex1, 10/19/2013 12:26:46 PM     (No. 9572675)

I´d love to hear Reid give his own honest definition of that word. In his mind, I think it might involve a few more aspects than the dictionary allows.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: bluehouse, 10/19/2013 12:30:12 PM     (No. 9572677)

Notice how Reid goes after Cruz but not McClellan or Boohoo.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 10/19/2013 12:33:21 PM     (No. 9572685)

Why does Dingy Harry feel the need to get into a p***ing contest with Cruz, and brag about it?

Harry sounds a little unsure of himself; trying to scare the competition, hmmmm?

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Freeloader, 10/19/2013 12:38:47 PM     (No. 9572692)

"To dream the impossible dream...To right the unrightable wrong...To reach the unreachable star..."

Senator Dingy sharing an 80-square-foot cell with Orenthal James "O.J." Simpson at the Lovelock Correctional Center in remote Perishing County, Nevada.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Bonaman, 10/19/2013 12:40:49 PM     (No. 9572695)

The very fact that the Majority Leader has to state it................


proves that he can´t.


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Reply 26 - Posted by: stablemoney, 10/19/2013 12:44:34 PM     (No. 9572699)

Ted Cruz and a few tea party senators are the only opposition to Reid. We will see what Reid can do. My hope is that the government is shut down again in February.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Cedar, 10/19/2013 12:47:30 PM     (No. 9572702)

This ugly little man is jealous of Cruz.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: dman, 10/19/2013 1:01:10 PM     (No. 9572721)

That´s just the boxer in him, trash-talking the opponent. That doesn´t mean he´ll win the next fight.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: MissMann, 10/19/2013 1:01:46 PM     (No. 9572723)

Proud of the damage he and his kind are doing to my beloved country. If he had any sense he would be ashamed.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 10/19/2013 1:04:35 PM     (No. 9572727)

The only edge little Reid could have would be his dishonesty. His crookedness.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: bubby, 10/19/2013 1:06:38 PM     (No. 9572732)

What that idiot Reid doesn´t understand is that the country needs less legislation not more! Unless of course it is legislation de-funding or eliminating other legislation. These fools in Congress think that the more legislation they pass the better job they are doing. Stop with all the rules and regulations you are killing America!

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Reply 32 - Posted by: john56, 10/19/2013 1:11:03 PM     (No. 9572739)

A prior poster mentioned how the Republican establishment´s candidate could have beaten Dingy Harry.

Well, if the establishment Nevada Republicans had supported Sharron Angle, she would have beaten Dingy Harry. Seems the establishment Republicans had no problem whipping Dingy Harry´s spawn in the government race that year.

As for the recent kerfluffle, it is obvious Harry Reid can out-legislate and out-negotiate establishment Republican surrender monkeys like Mitch McConnell who can easily be bought off with a dam.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: wsdiego, 10/19/2013 1:22:59 PM     (No. 9572748)

Reid can out bully anybody! Bullies do like to brag!

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Reply 34 - Posted by: bpl40, 10/19/2013 1:25:29 PM     (No. 9572751)

Sen. Cruz is a patriot. And you Dingy are a utterly corrupt, America hating, treasonous socialist. That difference will never go away.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Davids918, 10/19/2013 1:28:06 PM     (No. 9572754)

And this is what Cruz, and other Republicans need to repeat over and over....

"Sen. Reid bragged the other day how he could out legislate me. Funny, I wasn´t looking for legislation schemes, I was looking to help the American people get out from under the Train Wreck of Obamacare. And I was willing to just take a reasonable 1 year delay, but that wasn´t acceptable to Sen. Reid and the Democrats. They didn´t care about, you, the average individual trying to navigate the legislation the Democrats rammed through without even reading. It was all about politics to the Democrats. What a shame."

We need to turn this whole thing around and blame it on the Democrats for not even accepting a reasonable 1 year delay to get things right.
Show how GOP was trying to be reasonable.



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Reply 36 - Posted by: M Stuart, 10/19/2013 1:28:59 PM     (No. 9572756)

Sharron Angle was duped & out-crooked at the end by Whispering Harry. Remember how things miraculously turned around at the last minute?

Reid without a Propaganda Press would be totally squished.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: tommyr, 10/19/2013 1:35:14 PM     (No. 9572760)

Harry is a puppet with Schumer pulling the strings.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: veritas4ever, 10/19/2013 1:58:55 PM     (No. 9572786)

Bea Arthur and Whoopie Goldberg have more masculine voices than Reid does. Also , has any one noticed that when he walks it appears he is carrying a load in his panties?
he is a sick old man with a twisted mind whose 5 sons have become millionaires while working in DC as lobbyists. Has Reid ever reclused himself from a vote which his sons lobbied him?

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Reply 39 - Posted by: Rinktum, 10/19/2013 2:28:26 PM     (No. 9572813)

Reid is a corrupt political animal of the worst sort. He and his comrades are the reason we are in this mess today. Until these liars and thieves are run out of politics there is little hope that things will change. They have entrenched themselves and with the help of others, they won´t go willingly.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: keekng, 10/19/2013 3:28:46 PM     (No. 9572868)

That statement must make reids constituents so proud of him. s/

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Reply 41 - Posted by: Fat Elvis, 10/19/2013 3:46:34 PM     (No. 9572882)

That´s okay, Harry. We´ll deal with you in 2014.
Sincerely,
The voters
Nevada, USA

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Reply 42 - Posted by: Safari Man, 10/19/2013 4:17:59 PM     (No. 9572910)

SHouldn´t the goal to be to improve things for the people of the USA? Reid seems to think its all about beating Cruz and the Tea Party, danm the people of the USA.

Reid said Cruz is a “laughing stock to everybody but him”

Once again, liberals can´t help their psychological projection.


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Reply 43 - Posted by: hamrman, 10/19/2013 5:41:37 PM     (No. 9572981)

Sorry Harry, survey says you and your cronies are on the way out. And besides you are not even in the same class as Ted Cruz, he believes in something, has a backbone, and most importantly listens to we the people!

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Reply 44 - Posted by: yorkiemom, 10/19/2013 6:24:22 PM     (No. 9573035)

Harry Crook Reid doesn´t have time to legislate. He´s too busy setting up his sons to follow in his footsteps and "own" the state of NV. I don´t know of one person who likes Dingy, but he still gets re-elected, so we´re stuck with him until he drops over.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 10/19/2013 6:38:56 PM     (No. 9573051)

Harry, you´ve never legislated a thing, what you´re referring to is arm-twisting and threats of recrimination. I´m sure you´re better than Cruz at that.

Harry, you are an evil, America-hating, Communist.

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Reply 46 - Posted by: nonsense, 10/19/2013 6:49:16 PM     (No. 9573058)

dingy Harry is the most disliked person in Congress. He is at the very bottom of the barrel. Even botox Nance is more well liked. Imagine that!

Ted Cruz is in a much better position than the dingy one.

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Reply 47 - Posted by: bmw50, 10/19/2013 7:58:36 PM     (No. 9573114)

FTA: "Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said he might not be good at calculus,"

Calculus? how about addition and subtraction?

And just passing legislation is not a very good gauge of a good leader, it must be good legislation and Harry, you don´t pass good legislation, you sit on it.

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Reply 48 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 10/19/2013 11:02:57 PM     (No. 9573230)

Give it a rest Hairy.
You are like a banty rooster-always crowing.

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GREENSBORO, Ga. — Golf holes the size of pizzas. Soccer balls on the back nine. A mulligan on every hole. These are some of the measures — some would say gimmicks — that golf courses across the country have experimented with to stop people from quitting the game. Golf has always reveled in its standards and rich tradition. But increasingly a victim of its own image and hidebound ways, golf has lost five million players in the last decade, according to the National Golf Foundation, with 20 percent of the existing 25 million golfers apt to quit in the next few years. People under 35 have especially spurned the game, saying it takes too

Obama: ´For me, Easter is a story of hope,
a belief in a better day to come´

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Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/19/2014 9:16:36 AM     Post Reply
Hi, everybody. For millions of Americans, this time of year holds great meaning. Earlier this week, we hosted a Passover Seder at the White House, and joined Jewish families around the world in their re-tellings of the story of the Exodus and the victory of faith over oppression. And this Sunday, Michelle, Malia, Sasha, and I will join our fellow Christians around the world in celebrating the Resurrection of Christ, the salvation he offered the world, and the hope that comes with the Easter season. These holy days have their roots in miracles that took place long ago. And yet, they still inspire us, guide us, and strengthen us today. They remind us of our

Harry Reid calls dissident Nevada ranchers
´domestic terrorists´ following show of
force against the federal government

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Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/19/2014 9:29:17 AM     Post Reply
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday that a family of dissident ranchers and their supporters in his home state of Nevada are ´domestic terrorists,´ citing this week´s standoff with the federal government´s Bureau of Land Management. Cliven Bundy has refused to pay grazing fees for land where his hundreds of cattle roam every day. The land is owned by the federal government, which says he owes more than $1 million. Bundy, however, insists that since his family has been using the land since the 1870s, Uncle Sam can´t collect the grazing fees. A tense standoff developed this week after

Barack Obama and the politics of lies
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Washington Examiner [DC], by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/20/2014 5:45:25 AM     Post Reply
That was quite a victory dance President Obama did Thursday while claiming Obamacare is “working” because eight million people have now supposedly signed up for the health care program. He even indulged in some less-than-subtle mockery of Republicans - and by extension the majority of Americans who have disapproved of Obamacare since before it became law. "The repeal debate is and should be over,” Obama said, taking a dig at Republicans who are “going through, you know, the stages of grief … anger and denial and all that stuff …” But a president who is viewed by most Americans as less

Ted Cruz, Invoking Reagan,
Angers GOP Colleagues
but Wins Fans Elsewhere

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Wall Street Journal, by Monica Langley    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/19/2014 8:09:17 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON--Rushing to an afternoon vote last month, Sen. Ted Cruz hopped the underground tram to the U.S. Capitol from his office across the street. The Texan planted his black ostrich cowboy boots in the middle of the small subway car without getting so much as a nod from the other senators--Republican or Democrat--amiably chatting or huddled in their seats. Mr. Cruz finds himself standing alone a lot these days. His response to the cold shoulders: "The establishment despised Ronald Reagan" before he became president, "but the people loved him." For the 43-year-old Republican, the Reagan name illuminates his political life´s

Deadbeat on the Range
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New York Times, by Timothy Eagan    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 3:52:52 PM     Post Reply
Imagine a vendor on the National Mall, selling burgers and dogs, who hasn’t paid his rent in 20 years. He refuses to recognize his landlord, the National Park Service, as a legitimate authority. Every court has ruled against him, and fines have piled up. What’s more, the effluents from his food cart are having a detrimental effect on the spring grass in the capital. Would an armed posse come to his defense, aiming their guns at the park police? Would the lawbreaker get prime airtime on Fox News, breathless updates in the Drudge Report, a sympathetic ear from Tea Party Republicans?

Ann Coulter takes up ‘Mitt
Romney for President’ chant again

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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 7:03:28 PM     Post Reply
Conservative columnist Ann Coulter — who used her talk show platform in the last presidential election cycle to campaign hard for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney — has taken up the mantra once again, calling on Republicans to give the failed White House bidder another shot in 2016. She made the suggestion during a discussion on Sean Hannity’s radio show while speaking of her new book, “Never Trust a Liberal Over 3-Especially a Republican.” Ms. Coulter also addressed the question of Mr. Romney’s shortcomings by saying that his 2012 loss wasn’t entirely his fault. “I think too much blame, not only in this

You lie! Reporters accuse Obama
of deception, demagoguery just
to get attention

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Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/18/2014 9:28:24 PM     Post Reply
Prominent Washington correspondents are accusing President Obama and his aides of knowingly stretching the truth on issues like the so-called women´s pay gap just to create controversy and keep issues -- and the president -- relevant. Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus kicked off the attack last week when she blasted as “demagoguery” the administration´s tactics during the pay gap debate. “The level of hyperbole -- actually, of demagoguery -- that Democrats have engaged in here is revolting,” she wrote. CBS White House Correspondent Major Garrett then weighed in this week in his National Journal

Clintons celebrate Chelsea’s
pregnancy announcement

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New York Post, by Stephanie Smith    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/19/2014 8:32:52 AM     Post Reply
The Clintons had a busy night of celebrations after Chelsea announced she and husband Marc Mezvinsky are expecting a baby. Bill joined “House of Cards” star Kevin Spacey at the Revlon Rainforest Fund Benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall Thursday, joking of Spacey’s Machiavellian character, “When I was president people accused me of murder all the time, made a show of investigating. Spacey’s president for 15 minutes and he gets away with murder.” Spacey, who sang during the event with Sting, Stephen Stills and James Taylor, also showed off his Johnny Carson impression, taking a swipe at the coverage of Flight


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