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Can Political Satire Outpace Reality? 3 Books Toss Their Hats in the Ring

FictionCredit…John GallJuly 2, 2020, 5:00 a.m. ETMAKE RUSSIA GREAT AGAINBy Christopher Buckley288 pp. Simon & Schuster. $28.For more than three years now, people have noted that real events are outstripping satire, that life has begun to intimidate art. With a president willing to say or tweet almost anything, artful exaggeration has seemed less and less…