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This Week’s Top 5 TV Moments: The Truth Is Out There, Again

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There are scores of TV shows out there, with dozens of new episodes each week, not to mention everything you can find on Hulu Plus, Netflix streaming, and HBO Go. How’s a viewer to keep up? To help you sort through all that television has to offer, Flavorwire is compiling the five best moments on TV each week. This time, election madness takes a delightfully trollish turn and high-profile revivals and adaptations bring genre nerds out in spades.
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The Enemy of My Enemy: Megyn Kelly Standing Up to Donald Trump Is No Act of Heroism

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The aphorism “The enemy of my enemy is my friend” is as old as time itself — or nearly, anyway. According to our good friend Wikipedia, its first recorded use was in a Sanskrit tome on statecraft from the 4th century BC, which means we’ve at least 2,500 years of political cynicism preceding the election campaign in which we’re currently embroiled. As far as political expediency goes, though, that particular nugget of wisdom is one that’s best regarded with suspicion — as the ongoing pitched battle between the camps of Donald Trump and Fox News demonstrates nicely.
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Ariana Grande’s Donut Licking Incident Seriously Upset Fox News

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Very few would argue against the lickability of donuts: with such a panoply of flavors and glazes, they are an undeniably seductive snack — and a recently leaked video, seemingly of Ariana Grande surreptitiously licking donuts (that weren’t rightfully hers!) in a shop corroborates this notion. But was such a gesture actually a win for donuts, or, as the Right would hilariously have it, a subtle attack on the pastry as a synecdoche for America, which she also stated in the video that she “hates?” And so the silliest news story of the week actually seems to be getting the pop star in some trouble, while simultaneously exposing the franticness of the Right to condemn anyone who seems “unpatriotic.”
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