Sarah Palin earned the nickname Sarah Barracuda for her gritty play on the basketball court, not in the political arena - though the quality served her well there as well.

It's no surprise, then, that she's name-dropping popular figures of the moment to stay relevant rooting for another hard-working point guard, New York's Jeremy Lin.

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Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert is truly one of a kind.

More than a comedian who reports the news, Colbert makes himself (or a farcical version of himself) the news, mainstreaming political satire like no one else.

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