In an incisive interview on the BBC website, John O’Farrell called for satirists to start targeting powerful people again, rather than continuing to lampoon the poor and uneducated. “With the return of the Conservatives to power, I’m hoping to see a revival of standards in the joke writing business, I’m proud that my own website is leading the way with a great item about a plastic steering wheel. You can find in on the site just above the News in Brief item entitled “Working Class People are Cunts”.
Writer calls for a return to “proper satire”
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