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I still get “Google Alert”s on George Allen; post-election clean-up has not yet been done on my computer. So this morning, I see this in my inbox:

Through sobs and tears, George Allen told a jury that he beat his friend to death with a two-by-four and a WD-40 can after the man attacked him with a revving chainsaw.

Different George Allen (and awful story). But that sure would have made people forget about Macaca.

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