Comedians: Fryeing the Candidates

"They call me Tricky Dickie," he says, cheeks puffed out and slitty eyes shifting back and forth like a street-corner con artist. "But I can't imagine why. I've got 70% of the popular vote. I've got two good arms, two good legs and two good faces—and I intend to take them to the public!"

Impressionist David Frye has dozens of good—and bad—faces. In an election year that is not exactly fraught with levity, his tone-perfect mimicry of Richard Nixon and other political figures is the most devastating topical humor on TV.

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