US Election: Satirists holding politicians to account

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Dotun Adebayo looks at the role of comedians in the US political conversation in the company of two stand-up comedians; Michael Loftus, presenter of the right-leaning satirical news show “The Flipside” and a former writer for The Daily Show Alingon Mitra. First charting the rise of “The Daily Show with John Stewart” and then discussing how modern satirists are reacting to such an unpredictable race.

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