Political satire has a long and honorable history: Aristophanes, William Shakespeare, Jonathan Swift; W.S. Gilbert; George Orwell; Lenny Bruce; Dick Gregory; Tom Lehrer, David Frost, and That Was the Week That Was; George Carlin; Spitting Image, Yes, Minister; the Smothers Brothers; the early Saturday Night Live, Dave Barry, The Onion, South Park, Family Guy, and so many more. And then, writes Sheldon Richman, there's Jon Stewart, who is probably regarded as America's premier political satirist but felt it necessary to recant after making a weak joke about not voting, an indication, perhaps, that Americans just don't get satire.
That rate is much lower than the numbers used in the horrifying projections that shaped the government response to the epidemic.
The Clemson psychology lecturer and 1996 Libertarian vice presidential candidate got 51 percent on the fourth ballot.
The ruling says the state's top health official exceeded her statutory authority by ordering "nonessential" businesses to close.
Libertarian Presidential Contender Jo Jorgensen Wants To Combine Principle With Palatable Persuasion
She sees government COVID-19 restrictions as "the biggest assault on our liberties in our lifetime."
It's full of ill-conceived and contradictory guidance.