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Lefty laughs

26 January 2017

3:00 PM

26 January 2017

3:00 PM

‘Why doesn’t the Left do humour?’ I asked a left-wing friend. ‘Why is it only conservatives who know how to mix comedy and satire with social comment?’

It’s a fact. You can search the dour pages of the Guardian or those unsold piles of the Saturday Paper or any other leftist publication or TV or radio production or blog and you won’t find anyone with the wit of Tim Blair or Roger Franklin or Rowan Dean or a dozen other amusing conservatives.

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