Sometimes comedy illuminates hard truths with a pointed urgency that other means can’t quite achieve. Sometimes comedy is just funny. This series of posts is mostly about the former instances, but the latter is valuable, too.
If the flaming disaster that is the current U.S. federal government serves as a catalyst to get previously apathetic citizens to vote, it still won’t have been worth it. But at least something good would have come out of the ascendance of one of the worst humans the country has to offer to the highest post in the land despite finishing second place when all the votes were tallied.