by CNN Political Unit
“Republicans are easier for us than Democrats. Democrats tend to take it personally; Republicans think it’s funny,” Lorne Michaels told New York Magazine in an article published online Sunday.
The sketch comedy show, now in its 39th season, has long been known for delving into politics on Saturday nights, turning the latest gaffes or debacles into a parody–especially in election years. Continue reading
“We’re on the Frontier of Freedom.”
by Scott L. Vanatter
In the Old Executive Office Building next to the White House Reagan spoke on February 10, 1987 to the Annual Leadership Conference of the American Legion (February 10, 1987).
In various settings Reagan often told humorous stories. This time he did not disappoint. To kick off his remarks, he told the story of a poor messenger who arrived at full gallop, and had to stop on a dime to deliver his message. Continue reading