Should the US intervene in Badistan? is a satire sketch produced by Maffick Media's Soapbox brand. It unabashedly calls out US interventionist foreign policy and the US corporate media's support of it.
With this video we sought to attract attention to and create dialogue around a serious political dilemma through humor and satire.
Should the US intervene in Badistan? was published on Soapbox's Facebook page in October 2018 and was shared by Soapbox's sister channel In the Now on both Facebook and Twitter.
Social critique through humor works! Audience members engaged actively with Should the US intervene in Badistan? It received close to 1,000 comments on Facebook, many of which sparked real, passionate debate about important issues like regime change and corporate influence on policymaking.
The video amassed more than 225K views across multiple social media platforms and was shared more than 2,500 times on Facebook alone.