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This is Reza Aslan, a scholar of religion and religious history. As a part of his promotional tour for his new work, Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth, Aslan appeared on Fox to be interviewed by anchor Lauren Green. In maybe the most cringe-worthy piece of conversation ever recorded on the network, Green can't seem to get past the idea that a Muslim scholar would want to write a book about Jesus - who as you may know is something of a standout historical/religious fig

fail acronym politics The 'Antonin Scalia School of Law' Will Be Renamed Because the Acronym It Made Was Just Too Good to Be True
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George Mason University's has recently been renamed "the Antonin Scalia School of Law" in honor of the late Supreme Court justice.  Soon they'll be renaming it again because someone didn't think to check what the acronym of that new name spelled. And that acronym is....


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Following several mocking Tweets, the new name will be "the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University". Which is a shame because, according to his opponents, that name isn't nearly as representative of the man it was named for.