Sacha Baron Cohen & Mark Twain

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  1. Frank says:

    I initially thought that the Kazakh government would sue for group defamation! (see, e.g.,

    http://www.slate.com/id/2152789/

    But I guess that’s a disfavored cause of action. And as you point out, the real humor in the movie is to point out how willing the West is to either a) assume such a relativist concept of multiculturalism that even someone like Borat is accepted as “just being different” or b) go along with his intolerance….the real humor lies in how easily these two poles go together!