Abe Lincoln's Top Hat.

Author:Boehm, Eric
Position::PODCAST - Brief article

With a rollicking, irreverent style, the podcast Abe Lincoln's Top Hat provides plenty of laughs about the political news of the day without the smug condescension that so often seems to accompany the news-comedy genre (see: Last Week Tonight).

Hosted by Ben Kissel and Marcus Parks, the podcast doesn't hew to partisan lines, but when you consider the targets for their comic ire, the vibe could be broadly categorized as libertarian. In an episode posted just before Election Day, Kissel and Parks skewered New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (and other drug warriors in elected office) for ruining lives, suggested that Hillary Clinton could rightfully be called a serial killer for her role in disastrous foreign interventions, and whacked hotel execs for using...

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