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Sun Aug 20, 2017, 04:26 AM

3. Spare the mansplaining, Tom Carson. The call to inaction was not funny, nor was the rape joke.

Fey chose to end her monologue with another call to inaction, followed by an off-color comment about Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings:

“Treat these rallies this week as you would the opening of a thoughtful movie with two female leads: don’t show up. Let these morons scream into the empty air. I love you Charlottesville, and as Thomas Jefferson once said, ‘Who’s that hot light-skinned girl over by the butter churn?’”

For a joke to be a joke, it has to actually be funny. This bit was not.


http://jezebel.com/tina-feys-vexing-self-parody-1797975376

Fey's barbs at Trump and the militias were indeed funny. But the call to inaction and the rape joke, even if meant as "satire" of a "clueless attitude," is not funny. Not everything Tina Fey does is funny. I can live with that. Why can't you?

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