Laughing at the way it is – Stephen Colbert & our political culture

The deepest humor comes from having our lives reflected and revealed in a way that produces spontaneous laughter, the kind of laughter that can’t be faked. In politics the two most popular, and perhaps most adroit are Jon Stewart, from whom a generation gets its television news and his most successful protégé, Stephen Colbert.

For an insightful look at the latest comedian to reveal the absurdity too often found at heart of our national politics, see the article, “Stephen Colbert has America by the Ballots.”


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