These sources exclusively use humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people’s stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues. Primarily these sources are clear that they are satire and do not attempt to deceive. See all Satire sources.
- Overall, we rate IMAO a satire source based on clearly disclaiming they are intended to be humorous.
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 48/180
Founded in 2002, IMAO is a satire blog that pokes fun at liberals. The website contains a tagline that reads: Unfair. Unbalanced. Unmedicated. An about page states “IMAO (In My Arrogant Opinion) is a humorous blog started by Frank J. back on July 9th, 2002. It is a funny website that is mainly about politics because politics is funny.”
Funded by / Ownership
The website appears to be owned by Frank J. and generates revenue through advertising and donations.
Analysis / Bias
In review, IMAO typically uses a real news story and interjects humor and sarcasm into it. Most times this humor is at the expense of the left. A story example is as follows: Shocking New Study Shows That the Cure for Racism Is Global Warming. This humorous story sources the fictitious Seth Brundle from the movie, The Fly.
Overall, we rate IMAO a satire source based on clearly disclaiming they are intended to be humorous. (D. Van Zandt 7/13/2019)