From my experience, politicians are much more uncomfortable being made fun of than they are being preached at and screeched at – you know, and the soapbox routine. They’re much more uneasy knowing they’re a target of ridicule.
More Carl Hiaasen quotes :
I've always enjoyed making people laugh. But in order for me to be funny, I have to get ticked off about something.Carl Hiaasen
My humour has always come from anger, but I have to make sure I don't just get angry and jump on a soapbox.Carl Hiaasen