satire

CAUTION: This is a Satire!

Donald Trump hasn’t won… yet! By Ramsay Short  The Trump Post Your Number 1 selling paper in all of America November 12, 2018. It has been two years since President Donald Trump was elected into office with a landslide victory over his opponent Hillary Clinton, who is now under house arrest awaiting trial after President

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Hollande’s Haircuts Set French Social Media Alight

PARIS, July 13 – French social media was abuzz with suggestions of novel haircuts for Francois Hollande on Wednesday after it emerged that the French president’s receding hairline was maintained by a costly, round-the-clock hairdresser. Satirical newspaper Le Canard Enchaine triggered the fuss with a report, later confirmed by the government, that the 61-year-old was

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Russia: Razz Putin

Political satire is thriving in Russia because many Russians aren’t BY Marc Bennetts Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annual “direct line” conversation with the nation was still going strong when the joking began on social media. “Question: ‘Everyone has had to make cuts to their household budgets recently. What have you cut spending on?’ Putin: ‘On

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Germany Says Examining Turkish Request to Prosecute Satirist

BERLIN, April 11 – Germany said on Monday it was examining a formal request made by Turkey for it to prosecute a comedian who recited an obscene poem about Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in a satirical show on national television. German prosecutors have already begun investigating Jan Boehmermann, the iconoclastic host of the late-night “Neo

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Boston Globe Denounces Trump Candidacy in “Front Page” Satire

By Steve Gorman April 10 – Headlines screaming “Deportations to begin” and “Markets sink as trade war looms” top a parody newspaper front page the Boston Globe posted on Saturday, with a scathing editorial denouncing Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump’s candidacy. The mock-up, offering the Globe‘s satirical view of America under a Trump presidency, was

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