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When Political Satire Becomes Political Reality | Eyes on Europe & Middle East

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Eyes on Europe & Middle East treats us to a brief history of political satire. If you believe politicians are fair game for a good laugh, read on!


“Political satire is as old as politics itself. Political satire is a significant part of satire that specializes in gaining entertainment from politics; it has also been used with subversive intent where political speech and dissent are forbidden by a regime, as a method of advancing political arguments where such arguments are expressly forbidden.” ~ Eyes on Europe & Middle East

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JoAnn Chateau

JoAnn Chateau likes progressive politics and loves the canines. She sometimes writes fiction about Chester (the Alpha Bichon) and his friends -- with a dash of humor and dab of Poli-Sci. JoAnn's views and insights are tinted by her past profession in Counseling, Christian theological studies, and Library and Information Science training. Retired now, JoAnn enjoys the creative life.

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