The Chapo Trap House podcast does the mocking of Democrats late-night comics won’t.
The show also frequently ridicules Democratic politicians and neoliberal leaders for their willingness to go along with the desires of Wall Street.
The hosts of Chapo — who jokingly refer to themselves and their listeners as the ‘dirtbag left’ — also frequently point out that most of the architects behind the second Iraq invasion have never really had to face accountability for their disastrous policy ideas.
‘That’s why making fun of them is so important’ co-host Matt Christman told Mediaite last year.
‘One of the reasons they’re able to pass off their really sophomoric claims to authority is that they have this aura around themselves of wonkery and really the only way to pierce that — you could I guess do point by point rebuttals — but I think viscerally the most effective way to pierce that is just mockery’.