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    Miley Cyrus Parodies Shutdown on ‘SNL’

    This Oct. 1, 2013 photo released by NBC shows cast member Taran Killam, left, and actress-singer Miley Cyrus during a promo for the upcoming "Saturday Night Live," in New York. Cyrus will host and perform on the late night sketch comedy series on Oct. 5.

    Dana Edelson, NBC/AP

    If the shutdown has gotten so ridiculous that Miley Cyrus is making fun of it, that is saying something. The singer parodied the shutdown on Saturday Night Live on Saturday, singing “We Can’t Stop” as a, um, loose Michele Bachmann. Otherwise, Cyrus kept it pretty tame, no twerking (“now that white people are doing it, it seems pretty lame”), saying Hannah Montana was “murdered,” and playing Hillary Clinton.

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