But like other great satirists, he sometimes gets in trouble. Writes Joe Salero: "Stein is writing about the town that I grew up in, and where my mother still lives, in his controversial satirical column in Time on Indian immigration. Here are the PC'ers."
This is not the first time that Joel has had pressure groups arrayed against him. See, for example, his articles on who runs Hollywood, and what happened when he thought of putting a urinal in his new house.