Having read Khun Voranai's Sunday column, ''Lose the cloak of great stupidity'', I sat back over my morning coffee and reflected on those wonderful comedians from my childhood in the USA, of an age gone by. Red Skelton, Bob Hope, Jack Benny, Phyllis Diller, to name but a handful.
Their wit and political satire left no one immune, from sitting presidents to the lowest paupers. No political party or individual was immune, all suffering the jibes and jabs of humour and political satire, sometimes entertaining, other times a bit biting.
But the best part of it was that everyone laughed, both Democrats and Republicans, presidents and politicians. Those who laughed the loudest were the American people who enjoyed the satire and comedy.
This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.