Satire and Parody in the US Presidential Campaign 2008

Shakespeare depicted life as either comedy or tragedy.

Barack Obama, for example, has recently been the subject of a satirical cover at The New Yorker magazine. Laugh or cry.

In case you are not familiar with it through Jay Leno, the website has some videos which parody various subjects, including the US Presidential Campaign:

It is all a matter of taste (or not), but see Time for Some Campaignin’ by JibJab.

Andrew Sullivan at The Daily Dish writes that it is “their best yet”.

Hat tip to CaryGEE.