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Another Politician ‘Duped’ by Sacha Baron Cohen Explains Why He Wound Up Advocating Guns for Kindergarten Kids

Jul 16, 2018  •  Post A Comment

On the heels of Sarah Palin’s angry response to an encounter with Sacha Baron Cohen, another politician, former Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh, recounted his own experience being interviewed for Cohen’s new Showtime series “Who Is America?”

“Unlike Sarah Palin, he doesn’t seem particularly angry that he was ‘duped’ by the comedian,” CBS News reports. “The conservative talk radio host and former politician instead said Cohen ‘fooled me good.'”

On the premiere episode of his show, Cohen reportedly convinced some of his guests, including Walsh, to help promote a campaign to arm children as a solution to school shootings. Walsh is quoted saying in a video he taped for the show: “The intensive three-week Kinderguardian course introduces specially selected children from 12 to 4 years old to pistols, rifles, semiautomatics and a rudimentary knowledge of mortars. In less than a month — less than a month — a first-grader can become a first grenade-er.”

The report notes: “Walsh said Cohen fooled him into recording the message by claiming that Walsh was receiving an award from an Israeli TV network. Walsh said he did not appreciate that Cohen was using people’s support for Israel to take advantage of them, but he also said, ‘I gotta own what I said.'”

2 Comments

  1. It takes someone from Europe who is a true “Out of the Box” thinker and entertainer to expose these freaks such as in this video clip … unbelievable … in the “Time of Trump” … his new students for Trump University are the stupid right wing idiots in Congress and the morons from the far right … GO SACHA … help save America!

  2. These media whore right wing nut jobs constantly show their base how dumb they are, but still they follow… dumb for dumb.

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