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By Erin Brereton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Slim content, adult humor=grounds for impeachment.

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age 16+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 15+

Meant to be entertaining but I still manage to glean enough info to google the real subject .. sparks my latent political interest :P

there is nothing wrong with my post, no foul language or sexual intent .. nothing of the like, yet you are saying I can't use "that language" .. what the heck? Does "that language" = disagrees with you?
age 16+

Barely Political makes loud LOL's for mature teens.

I love Barely Political's videos. They're Key Of Awesome videos are hilarious parodies. You will also find Mario, Mr T, Kanye interrupting Taylor, and Charlie bit my finger autotuned. But for most kids and some teens, watch out. It contains a fair deal of not kid friendly content. But for mature teens, older teens, and adults, BarelyPolitical is a great place for comedy lovers.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (1 ):

The site's content is fun, but there isn't too much to look at -- it's all videos (even the blog is just videos with a few lines of text), and there aren't all that many. New videos are only posted once a day or less, several videos are repeated in different sections. The videos aren't informative; they're meant to make you laugh, and much of that humor is too grown-up for younger viewers. For example, the spoof about a series of Girls Gone Wild-type videos involving Hillary Clinton is funny, but Girls Gone Wild isn't meant for kids, and that joke isn't either. Some bad language is also here: In one video, a cartoon turtle sings about "Congress sitting on their rich asses." Getting kids excited about politics is a great idea, but unfortunately, that's just not's goal.

Website Details

  • Genre: Video Sites
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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