This is horatian satire because it is a light hearted joke even though it does target a specific and well known public figure. My experience of the subject is only the knowledge of the original statement of "deplorables'' made by the public figure. My reaction was laughing and a quick understanding of the joke because I know the play being referenced. The goals of this satire are to poke fun at a public figure with opposing views to that of the satire's author.
This Horatian satire jokes on how deniers do not even believe in global warming, whether it be natural or manmade. They ignore a problem that is occurring in the world today, causing one to laugh at the ignorance. As a Horatian satire, it was effective in causing a laugh at the ignorance some people can be.
Drought Satire Horatian Satire because it is stating that the CA drought results in expensive water in a humorous way. It is exaggerating the expense of water saying its $10 per sip when it's really not.
This is a horatian satire which mimic Putin as Trump's Santa. It depicts Putin as the person whom helped Trump to gain presidency. I just thought it as an interesting political image. The goal of this satire is to convince people about Putin's intervention in the election of 2016, and the effectiveness depends on readers.