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July 12, 2011 12:06 PM

The world of 'Harry Potter' seeps into normal life

Hey, all you Muggles who scoff at fictional wizards: Their effects on our lives are very real. For example: in politics - There was probably no way to keep “Potter” out of political party rivalry. GOP-baiters came up with “Republicans for Voldemort” bumper stickers and T-shirts. Not nice. Maybe Republicans should strike back with “Democrats for Cornelius Fudge” — that cowardly minister of magic.

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