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  1. #11
    Quote Originally Posted by Bloggsworth View Post
    Politics now are impossible to satirise. How could you satirise George Bush, had you written his utterances into a comedy people would say "Nah - Nobody talks like that..." I watched the new BBC2 programme W1A the other night and thought "This isn't comedy, it is verbatim". I have been at enough meetings at the BBC to recognise the jargon, the clichés, the buck-passing, the indecision. W1A is supposed to be satire, it isn't, it's reportage...
    George W. Bush- They want the federal government controlling Social Security like it's some kind of federal program.

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    I've always been fond of political satire, yes. It's always loads of fun to watch and read and especially write.

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