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Commentary
8:00 am
Tue July 5, 2011

Into It: American Ice Queen

This independence day week, amidst the fireworks and patriotic songs, I’d like to remember a fading American icon: Tonya Harding. Best known for her plot to hire goons to club the legs of rival figure-skater Nancy Kerrigan, she has since become a symbol of blue collar ingenuity.

After narrowly avoiding prison, Tonya set out to reclaim her fame in a series of failed publicity stunts.

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