Skip to comments.Joy Beharís defense of Gilbert Gottfried: People in concentration camps made jokes about each other
Posted on 03/16/2011 1:31:25 PM PDT by Justaham
Many know what theyre going to get with Gilbert Gottfried a crude, often inappropriate act, but one he has done well with for 20 years.
After making some mean-spirited Twitter jokes about victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Gottfried was fired by Aflac, where he had been the voice of the companys duck mascot. Gottfried has since apologized but received a curious defense from The View co-host Joy Behar.
On the Wednesday broadcast of The View, co-host Sherri Shepherd said Aflac knew what it was getting when it signed Gottfried, but wondered aloud whether it was too soon for jokes about the situation in Japan and what they were accomplishing.
Yes, the company knew that Gilbert Gottfried is inappropriate, Shepherd said. But I think there is just this phrase called, Its too soon. And I dont know if the company would have thought that somebody would have done it right when this was happening. And I understand what Joan Rivers is saying. Comedians we can get inappropriate to make people feel better. The type of jokes that Gottfried was doing who is that making feel better? The jokes were mean-spirited, so who was feeling better from the type of jokes that he was doing as a comic?
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Sure, but Gottfried wasn't a victim of the earthquake/tsunami, so that analogy doesn't wash.
Well Joy, go tour Japan next week and do your stand-up routine. Should be fun to see you beheaded by a sword-wielding Yakuza member . . .
Does anyone know any good holocaust jokes?
[ Well Joy, go tour Japan next week and do your stand-up routine. Should be fun to see you beheaded by a sword-wielding Yakuza member . . . ]
At least the Yakuza will apologize to anyone in the area who got blood on their clothes and offer to pay their drycleaning bill.
It’s actually a joke about Pat Buchanan.
Joy Behar was in a nazi concentration camp... JOY.
Hmm I have one but something tells me holocaust jokes are dangerous.
It was a very, scary feeling sleeping in those barracks and the ovens were in the same compound.
God, what a gut wrenching experience that was.
No way the Jews were telling each other jokes.
And if she believes that she's ****ing idiot,but then I would repeating my self
(paraphrasing Mark Twain )
In 1907, Prince Luitpold, regent of the Kingdom of Bavaria, selected the area near Grafenwöhr as the place best suited for training of the Bavarian Army.
Construction began in 1908 and by 1915, the training reservation covered an area of 37 square miles (96 km2). The first artillery round was fired in the training area at 0800 hours on June 30, 1910.
Throughout World War I, from 1914-1918, the area was used for training and equipping of combat units.
After the end of the war, the Berlin High Command utilized Grafenwöhr Training area for the 100,000 man German army.
In 1936, the training area was expanded to the present size of 90 square miles (230 km2). On 5 and 8 April 1945, the camp and town were subjected to Allied air raids. On 20 April 1945, the last German Commander of the training area surrendered to the American forces.
After World War II it became an important Cold War training site for the United States Army and allied forces
It has been and still a army training camp. I looked up various web sites concerning comcentration camps and military camps, Grafenwohr isn't listed anywhere as a concentration camp but is listed a military base.
She’s a twit. Did I spell that right?
One vowel off.
One vowel off.
So, I guess KKK and lynching jokes ought to ease some of our racial tensions?
This stupid bitches name ought to be a verb to describe ‘’stupid’’ and ‘’insensitive’’. Yeah , the Jews just had a real ‘’mitzvah’’ in the camps, cracking jokes while the smoke and the smell of their brethren filled the air. “Oy, have you been to the showers? They’re to die for!’’ Yuck yuck. “Auschwitz, have you heard?’’ “It’s the place where the Jews come in the gate and go out the chimney!’’ Yeah. Real funny you stupid cow.
“Lets say I was an idiot. And lets say I was a member of Congress. But I repeat myself’’.— Mark twain.
Yes, he lost a very dear relative in Auschwitz, he fell out of the guard tower.
So would it be safe to assume that Gilbert is a big contributor to the DNC?
You’re kidding right? And it’s even sadder that you posted it and think it’s funny. You need to spend some time in Auschwitz or better yet Northern Japan and help the rescue teams in moving the bodies. Or maybe tell some little girl her mother and fatherare not coming home again. Maybe then you gain some respect for humanity. I have several inlaws who survived the camps. They lost most of their family there and I can tell you no one was making jokes except the Nazi gaurds.
Really? And you think that is funny?
Such self-righteous indignation.
A Jewish friend of mine had a love of Jewish jokes. Apparently you can’t handle them, 65 years being “too soon” for you. Too bad, others have a sense of humor.