Top 10 Political Comedians. About.com Comedians. "The best political comedians do more than take shots; they shape the discussion and become part of the process through the act of telling jokes. They can be more than simple commentators; they can be voices. Funny, funny voices." Bill Maher, Jon Stewart, Lewis Black, George Carlin, Dennis Miller, D.L. Hughley, Stephen Colbert, Chris Rock, Janeane Garofalo, and David Cross.