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then more narrowly examines Mexican humor and the role of political jokes in Mexico.
Chinese authorities have detained a Twitter user in the country for posting a political joke in the run-up to the government's leadership change earlier this month, according to backers of a petition demanding his release.
Soviet political jokes are very obviously historical, reactions to the situation of brutally absurd oppression under which hundreds of millions lived for most of the 20th century.
The political jokes, mixed and combined with satire either in written or illustrated form, have become part of our political culture helping shape our conceptions of politicians now for millennia.
Yet, their unfunny political jokes still come out, the last of which being the "silly joke" made by the Foreign Minister Lieberman, when he incited the US Congress to discuss the human rights conditions in Saudi Arabia.
Similarly, political jokes, it is argued, offer their tellers and listeners a brief respite from the realities of everyday life, a moment when they feel that they (rather than the authorities) are in control.
Forty years ago, no one would have dared utter the political jokes disseminated today by text messaging on millions of mobile phones--not even in the privacy of one's own bedroom.
Margolin makes political jokes about the quest for martyrdom--turns out the virgins aren't what they seem--but her larger point is the driver himself: He's an average guy, played by Dobell as a charming, blue-collar type who enjoys a good story.
Like many collections of Soviet political jokes, the chronologically organized chapters of Tiny Revolutions correspond to the changing leadership in the country.
Aram Saroyan occasionally e-mails political jokes to me
Anyway here's a few political jokes that managed to stick in Bright's addled mind.
Having started with a few gentle political jokes, Mr Miliband, who described himself as the warm-up act to the main speaker, ex-Tyne Tees frontman Paul Frost, began talking about enterprise in the North East.