The wonderful P.J.O'Rouke is a funny Republican for the right reasons, thus I laugh with him not at him. This from the book with the best sub-title I know:
The lighter side of famine, pestilence, destruction and death
586 ...we could see a refugee squatter camp... These people were not ... starving to death. Their misery had not quite reached the photogenic stage.
(All the Trouble in the World, 1994)