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Punch Did a Strikingly Similar Series of Gags About Neil Kinnock

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Whatever became of Hubert?

If you like The Onion's Joe Biden stories (sample headline: "Biden To Cool His Heels in Mexico For a While"), you'll probably enjoy Jeremy Peters' article about them in The New York Times. My favorite nugget:

A spokesman for Mr. Biden, Jay Carney, said the vice president was unavailable to be interviewed about his portrayal in The Onion.

"Let me get this straight: You want to interview the vice president about stories about him in The Onion?" Mr. Carney asked, sounding at once amused and dumbfounded by the request. "Well, I'll give you credit for trying."