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Jay Leno plays games with Brian Cowen

Taoiseach featured in a slot in which Leno asks the audience to guess if he’s a “Bartender, Politician or Comic”

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AT LEAST JAY LENO found Cowengate amusing.

Host of The Tonight Show on NBC, comedian Jay Leno featured a slot called “Bartender, Politician or Comic” on his show last week.

A photograph of Brian Cowen appeared on the screen and Leno asked the audience to pick one of the three options for the person pictured.

The studio audience cheer widely when Leno reveals, “He’s the prime minister of Ireland!”

According to a thread on, after the show was originally aired last Wednesday, it was repeated twice over the weekend on NBC’s CNBC channel.

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