likefunbutnot: It's very possible to make fun of leftists in a legitimately amusing fashion. Portlandia does a great job of that. Rush Limbaugh does not.It's very easy to make fun of conservatives. I don't think the previous sentence requires any other elaboration.
FloydA: Political comedy is funny when the comedy is the primary goal and the politics is merely the superficial topic. Good comedy points out the foibles and imperfections of all humanity.Political comedy is not funny when the politics are made primary and the comedy is secondary. In that case, it simply devolves to "people in that party suck! Hurr Hurr Hurr." Only empty-headed partisan hacks find that amusing.
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