Laff riot

Bernstein, A.
December 1991
U.S. News & World Report;12/2/91, Vol. 111 Issue 23, p14
Discusses the damage caused to Democratic presidential candidate Bob Kerrey by his use of a lesbian-joke gaffe. The argument that inoffensive humor is a public-speaking necessity; The lament of Christoper Buckley, onetime President George Bush speechwriter, on today's `neopuritanism'; The safe butt of political humor is oneself.


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