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Every election cycle produces its share of political humor, shorter and gentler than pointed
satirical pieces but often with a few barbed (and partisan) edges nonetheless. Here we collect a few of the more popular items from elections past and present.
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Election Day 2008 is being split across two separate days because of an anticipated heavy voter turnout.
How to show support for your candidate in the 2004 presidential election.
World Series victories by the Boston predict defeat for incumbents in presidential elections.
A collection of humorous photographs from Election 2004.
E-mail offers an Oakland high school student's Ebonics competition-winning translations of
Quip about agitators answers Rev. Jesse Jackson's protest about color of washing machines.
Campaign manager for prominent politician pays church official to refer to his charge as a " saint."
Several prominent politicians and political commentators were born nine months after the 1947 Roswell incident.
Minnesota bill proposing creation of poet laureate position is written in rhyming verse.
Politician's stamp fails to stick because wrong side is being spit upon.
Prominent politician is described as a " post turtle."
Clip from a Bob Hope movie describes Democrats as " zombies."
A distant relative of a prominent politician was a horse thief and a train robber.
One party to a territorial dispute tricks the other into a damning admission.
Politician cites the wrong verse as his favorite Biblical passage.
A roadway in South Dakota will be temporarily closed to allow for the transport of a large piece of coal to Mount Rushmore.
Item recounts an exchange between a White House Marine guard and a VFW member.
Message solicits contributions for a statue of President George W. Bush.
The Japanese prime minister made an embarrassing verbal gaffe upon meeting U.S. president Barack Obama.
Politician has an encounter with ' circle flies.'
A U.S. president ordered the firing of half the cattle guards in Colorado.
A list of 'You may be a Muslim' jokes originated with comedian Jeff Foxworthy.
First Lady ripostes that her ex-boyfriend would have been President if she'd married him.
Prediction foretells calamitous results springing from the outcome of a presidential election.
A list of 'Which Side of the Fence?' entries originated with comedian Jeff Foxworthy.
A list of 'A Country Founded by Geniuses but Run by Idiots' entries originated with comedian Jeff Foxworthy.
Account describes parting exchange between President Obama and resigning General Stanley McChrystal.
Native Americans derisively tagged a pandering U.S. politician with the name Walking Eagle because "he's so full of crap he can't fly."
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