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We are learning a disturbing lesson about how thin the line can be between a democratic leader and an authoritarian bully Appeals to nationalism, subverting democratic norms, undermining the free press, co-opting powerful politicians and business interests, serial deceit and misinformation, putting legitimate powers to corrupt uses, politicizing the police and the military, we have seen this before.
More specifically, she suggests that Langland employs obscene comedy to critique corrupt uses of secular and ecclesiastical power, as well as those who wield that power.