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If you feel tempted to skip ahead to see where this ends up, try not to.  This is one article where your appreciation will be enhanced by following it step by step to the end.
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"How To Speak Corbyn" as recorded in Private Eye.

For those not up on current British politics, Jeremy Corbyn is a longtime member of Parliament and now a candidate for leadership of the Labour party.  He's often compared to Bernie Sanders; both enjoy considerable grassroots support yet both are described as radical and unelectable by the party establishment they challenge.  

But this collection of quotes compared with the scare headlines they spawn isn't about leftist versus centrist, or any particular political viewpoint: it's just an illustration of how the news media approach their job these days.
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82 YEARS AGO TODAY you could get Kirby art for a penny.
Founded in 1932, The Boys Brotherhood Republic was a Mayor LaGuardia solution to New York City's juvenile delinquency problem. Kirby had been a member for less than a year when he assisted in starting the club's newsletter. The newsletter was mimeographed a...
Founded in 1932, The Boys Brotherhood Republic was a Mayor LaGuardia solution to New York City's juvenile delinquency problem. Kirby had been a member for less than a year when he assisted in starting the club's newsletter. T...
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45 YEARS AGO TODAY
If you had been reading comics for less than a decade this was your introduction to a 21st Century movie sensation...
If you had been reading comics for less than a decade this was your introduction to a 21st Century movie sensation...
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Correct!  On a related note, there's a blogger who compiles side by side examples of exactly this sort of cover recycling on Marvel reprints:

http://randomactsofgeekery.blogspot.com/search/label/Cover%20Redux

Usually a production artist working in the fabled Marvel Bullpen would be given a photostat of the original cover art, and rearrange parts of it (using such high tech implements as an X-Acto blade and cement) to make room for a different logo, price box, et cetera.  Sometimes also a stat camera was used to resize art to make more room for the other stuff.

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Don't be misled by the headline: the poll shows Democrats are no different.  Americans of all political affiliations are heavily swayed by brand names.

One thing for sure, though: the 1975 Public Affairs Act has to go.  I defy anyone to show me one person it ever helped.
Hearing that Trump supported a certain policy was enough to cause Democrats to reconsider ideas they'd otherwise support, and for Republicans to endorse positions they'd usually avoid.
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The endless war between beagles and giant flying clownfish with the face of Judge Judy continues.
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So what have we learned in all these years about how not to cover a horrific shooting?  Absolutely nothing, it seems.
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Two men who drove from Iowa to Boston for the Pokémon World Championships were arrested Friday after apparently threatening violence over social media against attendees of the event, according to the Boston Police Department.
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Turns out my above guess was wrong: it's now come out in a hearing that they made online posts mentioning Columbine and the Marathon bombing and threatened "another Boston massacre."  And one of them made a specific threat to shoot a specific person at the competition.  

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Have to be honest here: I did not have a favorite football player until this very minute.
Leah Still, the toughest cookie in the football world, just got her own Wheaties box.
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