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Warm-up: Obama in The New Yorker
•When Does Satire Go Too Far?
▫Are there any topics that should be off limits for satire? If so, which topics in particular? Why do you feel this way?
▫While satire can be funny, is it truly effective for persuading people to alter their opinions about a given topic? Why or why not?
▫Take a look at the cartoon image from The New Yorker. Did the cartoonist go too far? Why or why not?
In class activity--being "A Modest Proposal"