Beyond satire: The Left embraces a Monty Python sketch as its political program

By Thomas Lifson:

The British comedy ensemble Monty Python was one of the major influences on the evolution of comedy in the English-speaking world. Its secret of success was to take the utterly absurd and treat it as a straightforward reality in the most serious possible tone. The classic “Ministry of Silly Walks” sketch is an excellent example of the formula at work.

But in a bizarre twist, it is a measure of the mass psychosis of the Left that it has embraced with fervor what the Python troup found to be a hilarious departure from reality in its movie The Life of Brian.


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