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Posted at 12:21 AM ET, 01/25/2012

Spilled milk and Osama bin Laden — Obama’s State of the Union address

The Union’s in pretty bad shape.

By Alexandra Petri  |  12:21 AM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  SOTU, milk, jokes

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 01/13/2012

Run, Stephen Colbert, run!

Colbert’s not the joke. Campaign finance is.

By Alexandra Petri  |  12:40 PM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Stephen Colbert, jokes, oy

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 09/20/2011

RIP ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ — a joke retrospective

And so much for pronoun-swapping.

By Alexandra Petri  |  02:07 PM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DADT, jokes

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 06/30/2011

Stephen Colbert’s Super PAC — sloppy satire on campaign finance

Campaign finance may be a joke, but who’s laughing?

By Alexandra Petri  |  02:09 PM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Colbert, campaign finance, jokes

Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 03/15/2011

Aflac, Gilbert Gottfried’s tragic gaffe and the limits of comedy

Are there limits to comedy?

By Alexandra Petri  |  05:29 PM ET, 03/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  too soon?, jokes