Sunday July 12, 2020

Sacha Baron Cohen’s Who Is America? is a reminder of the power of satire against ignorance and prejudice

The TV show features Cohen interviewing members of the far-right Tea Party mindset and persuading them to make complete idiots of themselves on camera

29th July, 2018
The value of Sacha Baron Cohen is that he pricks the balloons of political lunacy by wit Pic: Getty

Those of you who, like me, have been watching Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest TV series Who Is America? - an outrageous exposé of the absurdity and naiveté of contemporary far-right attitudes in the US - will understand completely how Donald Trump won the White House in November 2016, and will have gained a good insight as to how he may yet secure re-election in 2020.

The TV show features Cohen (the creator of...

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