Life Imitates The Simpsons

by Jonathan Chait | March 30, 2010

From Kent Brockman's "Smartline," in a 1990 Simpsons episode:

I'd like to alert our affiliates that we will be ending our show early tonight. Join us tomorrow, when our topic will be, "Religion: Which is the one true faith?"

Fareed Zakaria's "GPS," March 28:

(COMMERCIAL BREAK)

ZAKARIA: Now for the question of the week. Here's what I want to know. As we head into the Easter period for Christians, and Passover for the Jews, I want you to answer an age-old question: Is religion more of a force for good or evil in today's world? Let me know what you think.

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