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5 of the Best Political Parodies

For many years, comedians have used politicians as the focal point for jokes and political parodies. This form of comedy can also be seen on Vibrant TV Network’s hit show, At Home with Julia. The show follows the life of Australia’s former Prime Minister, Julia Gillard and her hairdresser, and boyfriend, Tim Mathieson.

The Australian actress, Amanda Bishop, nails the role of Gillard, who became Australia’s first female PM, holding office from 2010-2013. 

“At Home with Julia” repeatedly pokes fun at Mathieson for being a hairdresser, and insinuates that he’s inferior to Gillard, who deals with political issues like a food embargo and the former Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, trying to sabotage her run as PM. 

We’ve seen the great comedians of our time use the likeness of politicians, such as Sarah Palin, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton on hit shows like “Saturday Night Live”, “Mad TV” and “The Tonight Show”.

Here’s a list of some our favorite political parodies of American politicians and presidential candidates. 

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