Comedy and Political Interference
Posted on 06 February 2014
A healthy democracy requires open discussion of ideas, policies, and the people wielding power. Comedy is an important part of democracy. It demonstrates how forbearing we are of a marketplace of ideas and how tolerant our government is of criticism.
This article by Carrillo Gantner provides practical examples of the relationship between artists/comedians and those in political power:
“Political Interference: When Politicians Try and Steal the Show”
Crikey: Daily Review, 04 February 2014
Peace and kindness,