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Jokes should not pardon politicians

Jokes should not pardon politicians

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor

November 3, 2017

Humor can be a coping mechanism. When we are uncomfortable, sometimes we laugh. When the internet is angry, it mocks. But when do the jokes become normalization? At the Emmys this year, Sean Spicer made an appearance parodying Saturday Night Live’s Melissa McCarthy’s portrayal of him. Spicer...