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Book Review: ‘Politics Is a Joke!’ by S. Robert Lichter, Jody C Baumgartner …

This summer, in an bid to foster her new memoir, Hillary Clinton showed up—where else?—across a list from Jon Stewart and afterwards Stephen Colbert. On “The Colbert Report” a former secretary of state sparred with a faux-conservative host, who described a book’s comment of traffic with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, personification piano with Bono and assembly Nobel Prize leader Aung San Suu Kyi as “656 pages of shameless name-dropping.” Mr. Stewart’s take on “The Daily Show” was even some-more blunt: “I consider we pronounce for everybody when we say, no one cares. They only wish to know if…

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