Comedy has become a liberal genre

Takes big role in presidential political race

Actress Tina Fey imitated Sarah Palin's accent. Actress Tina Fey imitated Sarah Palin's accent. (Dana Edelson/NBC/AP)
By Lisa Wangsness
Globe Staff / October 20, 2008

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WASHINGTON - Last week John McCain tried to make peace with David Letterman, who has been in a snit with McCain since the GOP presidential nominee canceled an appearance on his show weeks ago. But the jokes didn't exactly flow; in what felt more like a rant than a ribbing, Letterman grilled McCain in disapproving tones about everything from his ... (Full article: 1089 words)

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