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So Donald Trump makes you laugh..

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Emma Clark Gratton

The Republican nominee joins a long line of public figures whose big personalities make them gift fodder for satirists.

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Regardless of what you think of his politics, Donald Trump has one guaranteed group of followers - those who make their living poking fun at politicians. While his impact on the arts is negligible (he did use $20,000 from his charity foundation to buy a life-size portrait of himself), his unscripted outbursts, unpredictable antics and terrifying truth-bending have provided a wellspring of material for political cartoonists, satirists and comedians.

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Emma Clark Gratton is an ArtsHub staff writer.