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A Conservative Walks Into a Bar: The Politics of Political Humor Paperback – 6 Sep 2012

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  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 2012 ed. edition (6 Sept. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1137262842
  • ISBN-13: 978-1137262844
  • Product Dimensions: 15.5 x 1.3 x 27.4 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,590,992 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"In this engaging book, A. Dagnes analyzes modern political satire and dissects how political humor is crafted and consumed by both liberals and conservatives. Well-researched and thoughtfully written, it provides a deeper understanding of why we laugh at politics." (Off the Shelf, offtheshelf.com, September, 2016)

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This book examines why there are so few conservative political satirists today and explores the consequences of this imbalance

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