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Where are the satirists?

Brexit should bring them out in force

By John McTernan  

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Where are the satirists when we need them most? The rise of Donald Trump, the triumph of Nigel Farage. There is just so much material around. Yet, in a postmodern way, the politicians perform their own parodies. How can you out-Farage Farage or out-Trump Trump? The latter problem has been solved brilliantly by Alec Baldwin on “Saturday Night Live”—he doesn’t mock Trump, instead he takes him seriously. A…

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