Politics is a joke! : how TV comedians are remaking political life / S. Robert Lichter, George Mason University, Jody C. Baumgartner, East Carolina University , Jonathan S. Morris, East Carolina University with the assistance of Daniel Amundson.
Introduction: politics is a funny business -- The rise of late night comedy -- A funny thing happened on the way to the White House -- Politicians behaving badly -- What's so funny? -- Laughing matters? -- If you can't beat them, join them -- Political humor: prospect and retrospect.