Politicians tend to take themselves very seriously. That's why we're fortunate enough to have writers like Calvin Trillin, who's been gently poking fun at politicians for decades.
He told a journalist once that he thought of being funny like a "mild disability"-"a weird way of looking at the world-that you can't get rid of."
The longtime New Yorker staff writer joined The Daily Circuit to discuss his new book of collected essays titled, "Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: 40 Years of Funny Stuff."
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