Punchlines: Prepping for the Winter Games

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USA TODAY - As Russia scrambles to get ready for the Winter Games, U.S. entertainers are busy spoofing them, and adding a bit of political criticism.

Since there's been so much controversy surrounding gay and lesbian athletes, Saturday Night Live has come up with a fool-proof plan: a second-string team of clearly heterosexual male figure skaters.

Their skills aren't that hot, but hey, they are only needed in case something goes wrong. And after all the money that has been spent preparing for these Games, one comedian points out how, umm, let's just say, awkward the bathroom situation may be for some males in the Olympic village.

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