Top 10 Political Comedians. About.com Comedians. "The best political comedians do more than take shots; they shape the discussion and become part of the process through the act of telling jokes. They can be more than simple commentators; they can be voices. Funny, funny voices." Bill Maher, Jon Stewart, Lewis Black, George Carlin, Dennis Miller, D.L. Hughley, Stephen Colbert, Chris Rock, Janeane Garofalo, and David Cross.
George Carlin (1937-2008) was an American stand-up comedian, social critic, satirist, actor and writer/author, who won five Grammy Awards for his comedy albums. He was noted for his black humor as well as his thoughts on politics, the English language, psychology, religion, and various "taboo" subjects.