Tag Archives: Political Comedy

Last Week Tonight: John Oliver- The Filibuster

Source:The New Democrat  “John Oliver explains why filibusters exist, why they shouldn’t, and why it’s stupid to drink coffee like a cat.” From Last Week Tonight I guess my question for John Oliver would be: does he want to end the … Continue reading

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Dan Mitchell: ‘Bernie Sanders Humor’

“I’m getting worried that Senator Bernie Sanders is fading in the polls. That doesn’t make me happy. I want Crazy Bernie to stay relevant. Why? Because he’s an endless source of clever satire. Previous editions of Bernie humor can be … Continue reading

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Biographics: Hunter S. Thompson- ‘Gonzo Extraordinaire’

Source:The New Democrat  I guess I look at Hunter Thompson not as a political satirist or a comedian, or perhaps even a journalist, but as a satirist on American life who was so interested in America that he wanted to … Continue reading

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Dan Mitchell: ‘Communism Humor’

“Time to augment our growing collection of satire about the twin horrors of socialism and communism. Today, we’ll concentrate on the latter form of totalitarianism and mock Marxism.” Read more from Dan Mitchell If there is anyone in the world who … Continue reading

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Dan Mitchell: ‘Socialism Humor’

“Given the misery that it has inflicted on the world, it’s just about impossible to think of socialism as a gift. However, when I want new material for my humor collection, I think of socialism as the gift that keeps … Continue reading

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Real Time With Bill Maher: ‘Government By Mad Leftists’

Source:The New Democrat  “Bill recaps the top stories of the week, including racist rhetoric from President Trump and the second round of Democratic debates.” Source:Real Time With Bill Maher I don’t get the title of Bill Maher’s piece since is … Continue reading

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The Onion: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi- ‘Concerned Outspoken Leftist Faction of Party Could Harm Democrats Reputation As Ineffectual Cowards’

Source:The New Democrat  “Admitting she had worries about the rise of left-leaning activist groups within her party, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi expressed concerns Thursday that outspoken progressives could do permanent damage to Democrats’ reputation as ineffectual cowards. “They mean well, … Continue reading

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