entertainers be allowed to go in mocking political officials?
As far as their networks allow them to, I say. Free speech applies to all speech, except that which causes panic. But political satire and comic ridicule is good for making people think without dragging them down. In ancient Greece, most of the public's political education was given in the form of theatrical satire and comedy.
I think it works. If a politician is offended by a comedian, then that is a good sign they need to do a self-check. They might not realize this, but self-checks are not always conscious decisions.
by Jack Lee6 months ago
Politics aside, just curious what's your reaction to his speech? Positive, negative or indifferent...
by JP Carlos6 years ago
There are many disciplining styles and tactics that are available to parents. But what is the line that separates acceptable and detestable?
by thaivalentine6 years ago
I don't view her as a capable candidate, however I thought the recent effort by the press in examining her email a little extreme. It seems everyone in the press and network TV really zero in on any little misstep...
by Josak3 years ago
Some thoughts:No campaign contributions allowed all campaigns are funded by a tiny flat tax every party receives a given amount to publicize their views so long as they can get say 50 000 party members. Yearly full IRS...
by G. Diane Nelson Trotter13 months ago
Regardless of advice from his own campaign staff and the RNC, Trump is freestyling, like the rap artist!!! In the meantime, his numbers are going down, down, down. If you have been loyal to him over the past...
by Sychophantastic3 years ago
...how do we solve our current state of political gridlock, disinterest, and the lack of confidence the American people have in our political system?
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