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'The Simpsons' pokes fun at Karl Rove's election night behavior

Breathe easy, Fox News – you weren’t explicitly singled out for mockery on this week’s post-election episode of The Simpsons. Karl Rove, on the other hand, wasn’t quite so lucky.

Fox’s long-running comedy mocked the Republican strategist last night with a chalkboard gag that alluded to Rove’s election night meltdown. The sentence Bart was forced to write over and over during his latest detention: “I will not concede the election till Karl Rove gives me permission.” Here’s video:

While the gag doesn’t cite Fox News by name, it does refer to an incident that occurred Tuesday on that cable network – a favorite target of The Simpsons over the past few years.

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Originally posted November 12 2012 — 1:28 PM EST

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