Friday essay: Has Donald Trump broken satire?

Translated title of the contribution: Has Donald Trump broken satire?

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For a long time, the answer has been yes. When Saturday Night Live, John Oliver and the satirical establishment railed at him, the president’s supporters were only strengthened in their belief there was a highbrow plot against their guy. Trump met anger with anger, and the effect of satire on public opinion played out to a very noisy draw.

Translated title of the contributionHas Donald Trump broken satire?
Original languageAmerican English
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
PublisherThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 7 Aug 2020


  • Comedy
  • US Politics
  • Satire
  • Humour
  • Donald Trump
  • Friday essay
  • John Clarke
  • US Comedy


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