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Humorist Jimmy Tingle Asks: 'Why Would A Comedian Run For Office?'05:54

Jimmy Tingle performs onstage. (Courtesy Jimmy Tingle)
Jimmy Tingle performs onstage. (Courtesy Jimmy Tingle)

"Why would a comedian run for office?"

That's the question comedian, writer, actor, and activist, Jimmy Tingle will be asking--and answering--on Dec. 28-29 in his new comedy show.

The long-time comedian ran for lieutenant governor of Massachusetts earlier this year, and while he did not win, he's ready for his second act, taking political satire back to the stage.

Tingle's upcoming performances will take place in Wellfleet and Beverly.


Jimmy Tingle, comedian, writer, actor, activist, entrepreneur and founder of Humor for Humanity. He tweets @jimmytingle.

This segment aired on December 21, 2018.


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