US presidential race 2016
Given how often we're now hearing about the parallels between Donald Trump's campaign and reality television (even President Obama is discussing it), it's worth highlighting this brilliant two-and-a-half minute evisceration of The Apprentice, the show Trump fronted for 14 seasons. It's a 2009 sketch by the British comedy duo Mitchell & Webb:
Incidentally, by presenting this video I don't mean to dismiss Trump or his methods. In fact, Trump's ability to persuade Americans has been disastrously under-estimated up to this point, something which the cartoonist Scott Adams (of Dilbert fame) has been writing about on his blog for some time. He's well worth following.