Wednesday, November 15, 2006
The Situation Online: Borat and the Queen


Sacha Baron Cohen's Borat riles up the crowd at a Virginia rodeo.

Borat v. Kazakstan
The popular new movie, "Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan," has the government of Kazakhstan working hard to counter what they say is a misogynistic and anti-semitic portrayal of their country. But the movie's success -- almost 70 million dollars so far -- is generating some unexpected interest in a little-known Kazakh Web site.

The Queen comes to America
The United States is about to get a taste of royalty. The White House announced today that Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, will visit Virginia to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown. The royal couple has made three other official state visits: 1957 for Jamestown's 350th anniversary, 1976 for America's bicentennial, and again visiting President George H.W. Bush in 1991.

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