Don Rickles was taken through the media because of his off-the-wall comedian routine in which he said somethign about the President. Even though comedians for years have been off the cliff with disparaging remarks against all Presidents, some that have ended some comedians careers, speaking about this President for the last 3.5 years has been a taboo. Jon Lovitz, a self-declared Democrat was taken to task because even though he voted for Obama he wasn’t happy with the “Pay your fair share” policy from the WH because of all the money he pays in taxes anyway.
Well it seems that black comedians seem to get a pass when it deal with making statements against white presidential contenders but leave Obama alone. Well it’s not alright. It’s wrong as the other examples are wrong and should be classified as such
Appearing as a guest on Thursday’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on NBC, comedian Chris Rock alluded to the Mormon Church’s controversial history on race from several decades ago as he asserted that “Mitt Romney’s crew” had “believed black people were the devil until 1978.” Rock:
What’s going on? Okay, I just heard this the other day. The Mormons, Mitt Romney’s crew, they believed black people were the devil until 1978. I’m not making this up. Right, right, right?