I'm sorry, but you're not in a position to claim defamation against the government, only the defamed party can do that.
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Satire is a protected form of speech and one that has played a significant and critical role in the history of our country. You have no legal claim here. If you had keeled over and died from upset at what you read, you would still have no claim against the publisher.
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You should learn a little more about our laws while you are in school, and get your news from somewhere other than facebook. There is no case here.
I'm sure many of us have said far worse things than that about the Obama administration. Thank God for Obama? Thank God for the First Amendment.
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