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Everybodys a comedian
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WASHINGTON -- When it comes to knock-knock jokes, it helps to be 5 years old: you can slap your head, roll your eyes, and run outside and play. In a courtroom where the defendant is charged with second-degree murder, a knock-knock joke has all the appeal of a bar of soap on the shower floor. It is difficult to imagine how Don West, defense attorney in the trial of George Zimmerman, the man accused of killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, worked through the thought process that led him to slap his own forehead and say to himself: “Yes!

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