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WikiLaughs: Top eight WikiLeaks jokes

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Send him to Saudi Arabia. (Jeffrey R. Staab/CBS/AP)

7. David Letterman, antiterror mastermind

Some actual WikiLeaks documents have revealed the comedic sensibilities of diplomats. At least one apparently points to the social importance of comedy.

A State Department cable, according to news reports, was headlined "David Letterman: Agent of influence." Its point: American comedy or other TV shows that become popular in Saudi Arabia may help to dissuade youths there from becoming terrorists.


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