Is Wit the Same as Parody?

Political discourse has taken an ever greater presence in our social fabric. Of course, discussions of topics such as cultural taboos or controversial legislation have always happened at the dinner table, freely discussed among family, friends or coworkers. However, this century has seen the rise of a more socially aware generation, eager to join the […]

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Beto Significantly Sweatier, More Generic

Presidential hopeful Robert Francis O’Rourke, colloquially known as ‘Beto’, unveiled a new campaign strategy that he hopes will achieve greater sweatiness and vagueness. “I say ‘real Americans’ a lot,” said the drenched O’Rourke. “And anytime somebody brings up a political issue, I just mention my son, Ulysses. Isn’t he cute?” O’Rourke’s campaign personnel cited an […]

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Trump’s Second SOTU Bold but Well-Received

On Tuesday evening, President Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union address, a speech especially anticipated after the end of the longest government shutdown in history. Claims abound over whether Trump’s purpose was to re-energize his base or speak to those in the middle by pivoting his language, however, objective polling indicates that the […]

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