His 3 major influences were Fr. Hardon, Tolkien, & Monty Python. In your case I suspect 2 of them are Dave Barry & PJ O'Rourke. So who is the 3rd?
St. Thomas Aquinas. St. Thomas + P.J. O'Rourke=It would seem that not all governments are parliaments of whores because democracies are ruled by the people, and not by oligarchs or tyrants who by the nature of their office are inclined toward being whorish.On the contrary, all governments are parliaments of whores. In a democracy, the whores are us.