So you had to get the ironic attitude toward the media before you could grasp the satiric manhandling of the politicians.
Ground Upby Michael Idov A satiric tale of love, idealism, and strong coffee.
I decided it was farce and not consistent with the satiric tone of the rest of the film.
c.1500, from French satirique, from Late Latin satiricus, from satira (see satire (n.)). Earlier (late 14c.) as a noun meaning "a writer of satires."