[IWAR] POLITICS lampoon of Clinton

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Date: Mon Jan 19 1998 - 10:19:12 PST

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    MTV To Lampoon Clinton With 'Virtual Bill'
       LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As if President Clinton didn't have enough
       worries, he now faces lampooning on an upcoming MTV special called
       "Virtual Bill."
       While the real president is delivering his State of the Union address
       Jan. 27, the music cable network's computer-generated animated version
       will present his own "State of the Music Videos" from a virtual Oval
       The sax-playing president's doppelganger will "try to prove that he's
       hip to our youth and express his views on the videos of some of today's
       top artists, including Wu-Tang Clan, Prodigy, Mariah Carey, the Rolling
       Stones and Sean 'Puffy' Combs," said an MTV statement.
       "Virtual Bill" will also comment on youth culture and what MTV
       as "cool news." The character's voice is provided by Scott Dikkers, the
       editor-in-chief of the satirical newspaper, "The Onion."
       The real Clinton appeared on MTV a few years ago and famously revealed
       preference for boxer shorts over briefs. But his penchant for light
       entertainment has its limits: he was angered last year when a news clip
       featuring him was used for the film "Contact."

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