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March Madness

Col. Allen B. West is excited for college basketball’s March Madness and looking forward to beating his fellow PJ Media co-workers in the 2013 NCAA bracket predictions, and taking home $30 in cash winnings. West suffered a painful loss in the office Oscar pool. In the wake of that loss, Col. West examined the difference between the NCAA basketball championship, and the Academy Awards. Find out why he thinks the basketball championship is a true form of American meritocracy, while the Oscars are just another form of crony capitalism. H/T PJTV

Best Performance by a President

This just in…Daniel Day Lewis won the Oscar for his portrayal of the 16th president, Abraham Lincoln. “Hey, we thought the best acting by a president was when Obama said his proposals won’t raise the deficit,” says Jodi Miller. In this edition of NewsBusted, she also weighs in on California’s looming shortage of doctors, horse meat in the United Kingdom and a woman who is suing her university because she received a C-Plus.

Poliwood’s Oscar Picks

PJTV’s Poliwood insiders, Roger Simon and Lionel Chetwynd, take a look at the major Oscar categories and test their powers of divination.  Both Oscar voters themselves, the two screenwriters also discuss the Academy’s decision this year to allow online voting for the first time ever


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