Will Russell Brand, arguably Britain's version of Yair Lapid, spark political change?
The comic, anarchistic, revolution-promoting Brand is the latest example in a growing trend of voters angry with all parties.
The merging of comedy and politics is hardly a new trend. Just as in recent years we have seen how many young Americans get their news from Jon Stewart’s “The Daily Show,” in Egypt, political satirist Dr. Bassem Yousef has apparently become one of the most trusted commentators on that nation’s chaotic existence. But this month’s political emergence of British stand-up artist, actor and television...
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