SATIRE: a composition, in verse, artistic expression, music or prose, in which human folly and vice are held up to scorn, derision, or ridicule.

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Numerous articles have been published over the past week concerning the atrocious murder of the cartoonists who published the weekly magazine, Charlie Hebdo, in Paris.  Many of those articles refer to the magazine as a work in satire and the journalists and cartoonists as satirists.   My suspicion is that a lot of people who have […]