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‘The Real Mitt Romney’ is funny, but is it art?

Michael Serazio, assistant professor of communication, wrote an essay about mash-up videos created in election seasons, including the viral work of Australian attorney Hugh Atkin. “Art is, perhaps most simply, supposed to tell us something about the way we live now. Politics and journalism also deal with this question, but Atkin’s impish output suggests just how badly they’re failing us this time around.”

Published in The Atlantic on 9/26/12

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