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Rank the following from least to most likely to be seen on “Who Wants to be a Millionaire”: a black woman, a sweatshop employee, an agoraphobic, a deaf man.

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If politically correct critics of the runaway hit TV series “Who Wants to be a Millionaire” were looking for one more reason to hate the show, here’s one: It discriminates against the disabled.

Advocates for the hearing impaired are suing ABC because the quiz show doesn’t provide the equipment necessary to enable the hearing impaired to call in via telephone and qualify to appear on the show, according to DIVERSITY, INC.

Regis, maybe you should phone a friend … or a lawyer.

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