We don’t usually cover birthday parties, but if a famous political satirist shows up and gives an impromptu performance, you go with it. Such was the case at a birthday party for journalist and author Myra MacPherson. The satirist in question was Mark Russell, a comedian best known for his parody music which he performs while accompanying himself on piano. Like all comedians, he is an equal opportunity offender, as they say. We’re hoping this rendition on the presumptive nominees is not a spoiler for his upcoming performance at National Theatre on September 19th.
“While Russell’s humor is known for skewering Democrats and Republicans alike, his humorous tirades have also poked fun at third party, independent politicians and other prominent political (and sometimes non-political) figures.