The Joy of Satire, part two

Is it appropriate for a school history blog to deal with this? Hell, it is. As schools, we stand for freedom of thought and ideas. This one is easy, unless we have any passionate lovers of North Korea reading.

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But then, last year, the owners of an hair salon called Ealing Barnes got a visit from some who disagreed, after they put this ad up. .

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North Korea is an easy starting point, but the tradition of poking fun at dictators is well established, as is the willingness to offend.

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More to come.

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