lampoon

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lampoon

a satire in prose or verse ridiculing a person, literary work, etc.
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And yet, Steele vows to "punish" libelers and Addison considers himself in a "Natural State of War with the Libeller and Lampooner." These unvarnished declarations of intent suggest that while the objects may differ, the satirist is, in some instances, still the person who delivers an attack.
His pose of knowledge seems largely assumed; he has the trial take place at the Middlesex Sessions at Hicks' Hall, Clerkenweh, whereas, for a crime committed (just) within Temple Bar, it was at the Old Bailey, and both the grand and trial juries were of the City.(25) And, more significantly, he had a lampooner's strong personal motive for taking his line.
Whether you prefer the right wing, the left wing, or just a good Buffalo wing, youll no doubt split a side laughing at this merry troupe of political lampooners, founded by a cadre of wisecracking former political staffers.