.... literature and in graphic arts. It is a powerful weapon in fighting folly and idiocy. But the satirical work must disparage a view that is important. What some religious nuts believe is not worth the time and effort that an intelligent person must spend in denouncing their folly/idiocy/irrationality. Moreover, satire must be clever, literate, subtle as well as abrasive, direct as well as complex. The piece about Davenport is primitive and dumb, not even at the level of a college sophomore.
Give me the old time religion of Ray Bradbury's "Farenheidt 451" and Aldous Huxley's "A Brave New World," superb examples of satire.