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I'm sorry... your race card? It's maxed out...

Piggybacking on the Dr. Laura post from this morning, this Jon Stewart video that comes our way via Fausta seems most relevant:

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Race Card Is Maxed Out
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Comments (11)

Pity, no one has told Maxin... (Below threshold)
GarandFan:

Pity, no one has told Maxine or Charlie.

"Maxed out? I can't be - I... (Below threshold)
JLawson:

"Maxed out? I can't be - I still have checks!"

Shit, just when you convinc... (Below threshold)
Upset Old Guy:

Shit, just when you convince yourself that someone has no socially redeeming value what so ever, something like this happens.

If this was supposed to be ... (Below threshold)
914:

If this was supposed to be funny I must have missed it.

OT, and a drive... (Below threshold)
irongrampa:

OT, and a driveby at that--today is VJ Day--the end of WW2--so we can celebrate that and once again thank all those who made it possible.

Take care, good people.

I like it.... (Below threshold)

I like it.

"I don't care who you are, ... (Below threshold)
Gmac:

"I don't care who you are, that there was funny."

I actually don't watch JS's Daily Show because I think he's a, 'insert your own personal epitaph here', and couldn't be forced to but I thought that was funny. Hell, I even laughed.
He's right though, the expiration date is past on that bullshit and I for one will not put up with anyone that whips out their pity card any more, screw them all.

It's time to stand on your own, or drown in self pity.

The thing is that by the ti... (Below threshold)
Jim Addison:

The thing is that by the time left-leaning comedians like Stewart and Colbert feel able to ridicule such a shibboleth of the left as the race card, it had to already have jumped the proverbial shark in the culture.

The cry of "RAAAAACIST!!!1!" has lost much of its sting because it is so often just an obvious attempt to either avoid responsibility for one's actions or obtain some concession for oneself and/or one's allies. It is usually blatantly false, and even in those cases where one might find some racial insensitivity if one searched hard enough, it is exaggerated beyond all relevance to the given situation.

Next week Dr. Laura has a s... (Below threshold)
Adrian Browne:

Next week Dr. Laura has a show planned entitled:

Picking Your Nose and Eating It at The Dinner Table with Family and Friends:

Go For It!!!


A dry and brown mouse turd ... (Below threshold)
epador:

A dry and brown mouse turd at 9. Time to clean up the pantry, set out some bait, and help prevent an outbreak of Junta.

Maybe this is t time to debate the use of humane traps, glue traps and cats.

You an always count on Adri... (Below threshold)
Oyster:

You an always count on Adrian for, well, .... nothing.




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