Fighting terrorism with humor

Fundamentalism cannot laugh at itself. Terrorism can’t roll its eyes and say, “Yep. You got me.” These comedians, supported in part by U.S. dollars, are making comedy that pokes fun at ISIS and in so doing shows just how ridiculous it is. In many ways, these guys are just brave–albeit in a different way–than battlefield soldiers. They’re risking their lives in a show of resistance to tyranny. They all live in a part of the world where they can be “gotten at” by organizations like ISIS, but they’re willing to take that chance. And they realize what so many others don’t, that the pen is mightier than the sword.

Read the CNN article here.

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