The president, lampooned as out of touch, could use some humanizing, and one well-placed joke should do the trick.
Unabashed feminist author Catlin Moran lampooned women who did not identify as feminists in her book, How To Be a Woman.
Joining former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich as the butt of jokes, Richardson has been lampooned by late-night comedians.
He's lampooned all of these politicians—quite smartly, too—on SNL.
When Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld lampooned Del Boca Vista, they implicitly recognized that they were quoting.
The Russians and the Prussians, whom they lampooned and derided, they now flattered and fawned on.
And he had lampooned the Pope to boot—in itself the unpardonable sin.
I've been lampooned and ridiculed in the papers, and I'm going to give them my answer—that is, as I said, if I'm any good.
He lampooned the Prince Regent; yet he could not alienate the Tories.
He abominated speech-makers and lampooned political oracles.
1650s, from lampoon (n.), or else from French lamponner, from the Middle French noun. Related: Lampooned; lampooning.