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Abolishinist

(1,277 posts)
3. I do too. IMHO he should have fought those who piled on against him and
Tue Mar 21, 2023, 11:59 PM
Mar 2023

stayed in the Senate.

"Woke" America and comedy: "I think it has a chilling effect on comedy. I know a lot of standups who won't go to colleges…the comedians that I always- that I grew up admiring were people like Lenny Bruce and George Carlin and Dick Gregory. People who were- would use- would explore the edge of offending people.

And that- what people I think understood that then and that was a positive thing…You know, all you need is a small percentage of people on campus to cause a stink or a ruckus. And so it doesn't- we're not talking about necessarily 95% of students. You know, and so it's just I think it's too bad…"


Win battles, lose wars.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/al-franken-ukraine-senate-american-politics-the-takeout/
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