Tina Fey

By: Amanda French
May 18, 2013

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I can’t help but think that comedian and author TINA FEY (born 1970) is the perfect person to solve the European debt crisis. She is, after all, half Greek and half German (roughly). I imagine her telling Germany how to deal with volatile Greece, which can’t be any worse than Lindsay Lohan: “Oh, are you going crazy? I’ll be back in an hour.” I imagine her telling Greece how to deal with supercilious Germany, which can’t be any worse than Christopher Hitchens: “Do your thing and don’t care if they like it.30 Rock, which of course was the critically-acclaimed sitcom she created, wrote for, starred in, and executive-produced, was among many other things a very successful exercise in depicting a believable friendship between the liberal Liz Lemon and the conservative Jack Donaghy. A person who can imagine that kind of harmony between representatives of America’s polarized political parties can surely do anything.

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