Britain mourns the passing of balance, perspective and sense of humour
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Yup - just as I said here:
"... there is just a large sign around the Nelson Mandela subject saying 'Comedy Writers - do not enter' "
Just so. And, comedy writers or would-be comedy writers, being who they are, are marching straight in - thank goodness.
They don't / won't all get it right, but there are some points (hyperbole, hypocricy, irrelevance, cliché, bandwaggon-jumping) which definitely need to be made and satire is often the best way of making them.
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