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Panel Round One

Crack is Back.

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

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Right now, panel, time for you to answer some questions about this week's news. Paula, a year ago, Toronto mayor, Rob Ford, got into trouble when a video surfaced of him smoking crack. He promised to straighten out, and he swore to run for re-election. This week, what did he do during his quest for redemption?

PAULA POUNDSTONE: He smoked crack.

SAGAL: Yes he did.

(SOUNDBITE OF BELL)

POUNDSTONE: You know what?

(APPLAUSE)

POUNDSTONE: Canada's a lot tougher than we've ever thought.

SAGAL: Yeah.

(LAUGHTER)

ALONZO BODDEN: I think by showing them that he's an overweight crack-smoker...

SAGAL: Yeah.

BODDEN: ...He's just proving he's the most amazing man in the world.

SAGAL: It's true.

(LAUGHTER)

BODDEN: There's never been a crack smoker with a weight problem before.

(LAUGHTER)

BODDEN: He's like, if I can smoke crack and gain weight, I can handle anything.

SAGAL: That's true.

(LAUGHTER)

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