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As Jon Stewart pointed out on The Daily Show last night, Sarah Palin needs the media to bash just as much as the media needs Palin to report on. After the former Republican vice presidential candidate's puffed-up talk of "infiltrating the lamestream media" (i.e., being invited to guest-host a morning news show), Palin happily participated in the campy segments any Today host is required to. 

 

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