Skip to comments.Outrage as US comedian mocks Asian Americans
Posted on 03/29/2014 6:23:24 AM PDT by armydawg505
Washington (AFP) - Social media erupted in outrage and counter-attacks Friday after US comedian Stephen Colbert used language that mocked Asian Americans in what was intended as an anti-racist jibe.
Colbert, who is liberal but parodies a blustery conservative on his late night talk show, took aim at the Washington Redskins football team whose name is considered offensive by many Native Americans.
Colbert mocked team owner Dan Snyder who has announced a fund to support Native Americans while rejecting calls to change the name.
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I think everybody needs to get the hell over it.
Don Imus was considered a conservative after his nappy headed ho joke. When they finally discovered he was a liberal, all the controversy ended.
Has there ever been a totally dumber group of folks than white, left wing liberals?
yes......... black left wing liberals, conyers, the islands going to tip over, lee, 400 years of the constitution
Well, Washington Redskins is an offensive name. Dan Snyder really does need to change it.
May I suggest “The DC Redskins”?
He’ll get a hall pass because he fits the mold of a didiot to a “T”. Only when a conservative does something like this is there real heartfelt condemnation. Libs? Meh!
As much as I detest and despise Stephen Colbert and anything that he stands for, I too think the Asians in this country just need to get the hell over it.
If they’re upset over “ching chong ding dong” and the like, they should spend a couple of days in a bald white man’s shoes say, at a black or latino comedian’s show where they’ll hear every tame and vile epithet, innuendo and stereotype known to man. And these guys don’t get to complain and be ‘outraged and upset’.
“I think everybody needs to get the hell over it.”
Agreed and well said.
I’d suggest a different name. However, the precursor word to it would be more appropriate for a golf game. :o)
Mel Brooks handled racism with true mastery.
How about the DC Rednecks? Just as silly.
Obama, 57 states.
Or maybe “The DC Thinskins” ;’)
No. My brother says being Liberal is a form of mental retardation.
Those with slanted eyes really need to grow a pair. Having been called several ethnic slurs myself (often for ethnic groups that I am not a part of, but mistaken for), I just shrug it off and flip them the bird.
LOL! Thanks for the day’s first laugh!
How HIGH is that Petard??
Fantastic. THE BEST racism parody (common stereotypes & etc.) movie ever for conservatives. Mel Brooks is a gift to to the world.
I found humor in Colbert at first, however, he almost exclusively targeted Republicans and Conservatives. His show became tiresome and boring. Haven’t watched it in 6-7 years.
One of the best movies ever.
Only Mel Brooks could get away with Springtime for Hitler.
“I like Chinese, I like Chinese, they only come up to your knees but they’re wise and they’re witty and they’re ready to please, I like Chinese food; the waiters never are rude...
I like Chinese, I like Chinese, their food is guaranteed to please. A 14, a 7, a 9 and light cheese.”—Monty Python
An inability to face reality. An assumption that right and wrong are relative concepts. It’s a learning disability, a product of seeing yourself as the center of the universe.
The hilarity of this is that there is only *one* ethnic group that is truly hypersensitive about racial humor, but liberals like to pretend that it is all groups.
This is especially true about “Asians”, a word that means almost nothing, as well as “Hispanics”, another word that means almost nothing. Even “Native Americans” are so diverse that lumping them together for almost anything makes little sense.
“black left wing liberals, conyers, the islands going to tip over, lee, 400 years of the constitution”
Not Conyers but dem rep Hank Johnson.
“Well, Washington Redskins is an offensive name. Dan Snyder really does need to change it.”
I find the “Washington” part offensive.
George Formby - “Mr. Wu’s An Air-Raid Warden Now”
The problem here is offended folks.
An offended person is a weak person.
“How about the DC Rednecks? Just as silly.”
How about the San Antonio Bandits?
Move the freaking team and then Washington to piss off.
For years, Asians have just silently "taken it" as they are negatively stereotyped, denied admissions to prestigious universities, and publicly ridiculed.
Perhaps it is time a few more of them spoke up.
Asians don't want "special" treatment, they just want a little r-e-s-p-e-c-t. Is that too much to ask, or to give?
"Fantastic. THE BEST racism parody (common stereotypes & etc.) movie ever for conservatives. Mel Brooks is a gift to to the world."
"One of the best movies ever."
Aren’t the letters “DC” even more offensive?
Here’s my twofer:
Asian legislator sells guns to drug dealers. Immediate arrest!
Attorney General Eric Holder sells guns to drug dealers in Mexico using all the government resources at his disposal; he thumbs his nose at law-abiding citizens, keeps his position and continues put Americans in danger with his hypocritical words and actions.
Well thank you Martin Luther Hong.
Why not? Bald white guys have just as much right to speak out about racial stereotypes as anyone else.
Perhaps they should. That might level the playing field and expose the Left as the hypocrites they really are.
Why should one (or two) racial groups be treated as a "protected class" in a country that professes to see all people as equals?
Gran Torino was a good example of how “racist” terms weren’t necessarily a show of disrespect. Walt spoke to his friends the same way I talk to my cousin’s husband (The wop in the woodpile).
Asians have no right to racial grievances in the US. Everyone needs to grow up and get a life.
Chinese Rock and Egg Roll--Buddy Hackett (1956)
I find that racial stereotypes are quite funny.
Americans have just become a bunch of I’m offended drones of some sort.
Probably not. Not just dumb, but self-genocidal.
The problems aren’t with the offenders but with the offended.
Hell, I’m not offended by being called a cracker and can’t really think of a single word that could offend me.
Quintessential Clint Eastwood AND a good life lesson.
My great grandfather was a Polish Jew who picked up the nickname “Frenchy” somewhere along the line.
Yes, AFTER progressives get their noses rubbed good and hard in the s&*^ pile they've left in our society.
The ‘audience’ which includes blacks and latinos laughs hysterically, and the whites in the audience are socially required to laugh to show they are not racist. This is because ‘society’ - Obama/Democrat/Liberal/Media political correctness dictate they can say NOTHING precisely because they are BORN racist and have no say in the matter because they are white. Pathetic duplicity and hypocrisy at its worst.
And, it is this allowance for hypocrisy that prompts their young to focus on and target unsuspecting whites as the bad fall-guy for all their problems. In the end, we have the Knockout Game, black teenager feral mobs and dozens of other manifestations. And in that same end, I have a 45 ACP 1911 with backup magazines with me at all times.
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