The fucks one gives about the Oxford comma should start with the fact that everyone calls it that. The Chicago Manual of Style humbly calls it the "serial comma," even though naming rights could well go to the university press whose style guide has codified its use for copy editors everywhere. Oxford hasn't held the line; the University of Chicago has. Unlike the "
Never mind that in the real world the context often makes the meaning clear (would anyone be led by a misplaced comma to believe that Stalin is a stripper?). Rearranging the terms in these series would also eliminate the confusion: "Stalin, the strippers and JFK," "Wonder Woman, Superman and my parents," "Washington, the rhinocerii and Lincoln." Genuine confusion generally only emerges from a series of terms when it is so complex that it has to be punctuated with semicolons, rather than commas. Eliminating that final semi-colon before the final "and" can distort the relationship of the terms in the series--but at that point the prose is generally so turgid and unreadable that the errant semi-colon is the least of its problems.
The serial comma may not be the bulwark of reason and order that its supporters claim, but that's no reason to eliminate it. In a world of dwindling resources, why not be generous with those that are renewable and sustainable, pleasing to the eye and the sense? The serial comma stands ready to serve, even when it is not, strictly speaking, needed.