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William Shatner slams IRS’ ‘Star Trek’ spoof

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Updated: March 28, 2013 12:17AM



William Shatner took to Twitter to diss the Internal Revenue Service for a $60,000 training video, scripted around a spoof of “Star Trek” and the actor’s iconic Capt. James Kirk character. An “utter waste of U.S. tax dollars,” tweeted Shatner. The IRS admits it was a big mistake. — B.Z.



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