Originally posted by ekedolphinParody is protected speech.
You (surprise, surprise!) are missing the point. Parody is one thing. Impersonation and trademark infringement are another. You can't just do whatever you want and yell out "Parody!" whenever someone doesn't like it. My guess is that there's quite a few "parody" accounts on Twitter that are more foul than fair.
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I am impressed that for the first time in ages both hours were above the 4 level. However, they were at 4.2 two weeks ago before dipping to 3.8 last week, so I'd hold off saying they are on the rise until back to back 4.0+ rating weeks occur.