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    Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal"

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    Review Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal" Modern comedians from "Saturday Night Live" to David Letterman and Dennis Miller poke fun at our political leaders. Is such political satire a good thing? Should a government allow it? Why? Why not? What are the potential negative/positive outcomes of political satire? Brief response acceptable:

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    As you review Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal," I do believe political satire is a good thing for many reasons. For example, it promotes freedom of speech and an overall sense of democracy. It also encourages the government to be humanistic enough to be light at times and allow citizens to find humor in the ...

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    Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal" is correlated with modern comedians.