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Have republicans lost their sense of humor?


Jimmy Kimmel’s performance last evening during the Academy Awards was absolutely hysterical. However, the internet trolls hated his comedy routine and claim he made the show more about politics. We live in a political world now and satire is normally a welcomed form of entertainment. Satire has been around for at least 2,400-years when Greek dramatist Aristophanes, sometimes called the father of comedy, satirized Athenian leaders and their conduct of the Peloponnesian War. Have we now become so thin-skinned that we can no longer laugh at our politicians?

 

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Yves (savvydating) says

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    Ken Burgess 8 months ago

    As someone said, long ago the Oscars were elegant, had class, had real stars... now its a bunch of nobodies, who are celebrities, most of whom can't really act, who like to make statements to all of us about how we should view the world...its crap.


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    ptosis 8 months ago

    Whataboutism Tu quoque


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    Yves (savvydating) 8 months ago

    I don't think we laugh when something has hit a nerve. I think that is when we stop laughing. That being said, there is nothing funny about ignorance 'sold' as satire. Some have no idea of the difference between humor & bullying. And so they laug


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    Catherine Mostly (Misfit Chick) 8 months ago

    Putting a label on it makes it sound so SMART, LoL! Its been around for centuries, part of human culture across the board & NEVER going away. That's why thinking for yourself will always be necessary & being able to laugh at yourself is cruci


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    Catherine Mostly (Misfit Chick) 8 months ago

    Maybe you've heard about this satirical website, its freakin hysterical! The funniest thing about it is how it has twisted the bloomers of so many T-fans they can hardly pull them down to take a pee! :) http://www.hillarybeattrump.org/


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    ptosis 8 months ago

    I agree. Just because a person is fabulously rich doesn't make that person's comments any more smarter than the rest of us.


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