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Politicians Should be Mocked More Often

JohnB316 Wrote: Apr 01, 2012 10:29 AM
Hey Dan - how about posting some examples of humor directed at Dear Leader Chairman MaObama? Oh wait a minute - there aren't any, are there? I wonder why? Are the "humorists" known as Jay Leno, Bill Maher, Jon Stewart Leibowitz aka Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, and David Letterman afraid to make fun of Barack Hussein Obama lest they be blacklisted and disinvited from the White House? Help me understand, please.

I’m periodically asked why I share political humor on  this blog. The glib and easy answer is that it’s good to share amusing material.

But there’s also a serious point, especially when disseminating jokes from the late-night talk shows. Politicians should be mocked. And the more pretentious they are, the more vicious we should be.

Even the ones we like should be subject to ridicule. Elected officials often get very egotistical because they spend all day being flattered by lobbyists. Our role is to make sure there’s a countervailing force.

So enjoy these gems.

Jay Leno

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