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simpsons.gif“The Simpsons Movie” opened last week. In Prospect’s June 2000 issue, University of Virginia professor Paul Cantor explored the political bent of the television series, and explained how it defends the common man against the intellectuals. Cantor also notes that while the “The Simpsons” mocks both the left and the right, many of the best lines come at the expense of the Democrats.

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