A Conversation With Rep. Steve Israel and Chris Buckley

Political satire has always been an important element of the democratic process in our country. For decades, political satirists have channeled dissent, parodied politicians, mocked intellectuals, and even the readers. Satire can propose uncomfortable topics, shake up rigid beliefs, and make us more responsive to alternatives. FOLCS audiences joined us with Steve Israel, the congressman-turned-novelist who is known to “channel his inner