Chris Lamb, PhD, is a professor of journalism at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis. He is an author, historian, lecturer, satirist, and columnist whose work has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times. Will Moredock has been a staff and freelance writer for more than 30 years. His work has appeared in magazines and newspapers around the nation, including the Washington Post, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and the Charlotte Observer.
If you're pining for truly classic zingers, check out an elegant little book titled 'The Art of the Political Putdown, ' by Chris Lamb and Will Moredock. They've combed through the vast history of contentious political rhetoric to compile more than 300 of the best lines - from Macedonian King Archelaus to New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. -The Washington Post