If that Fairness Doctrine ever manages to make it to debate in Congress, can a lawmaker please argue to include Hollywood in that piece of legislation? I might actually support it then. Okay, seriously, not – but I feel like tossing my coffee on the nearest liberal every time I hear another celebrity spewing what they think is their contribution to civil debate. This time, its Chris Rock in an interview with Esquire:
Rock is interviewed by writer Scott Raab.
“Like many nice Caucasians, I cried the night Barack Obama was elected,” said Raab. “It was one of the high points in American history. And all that’s happened since the election is just a sh—storm of hatred. You want to weigh in on that?”
“I actually like it, in the sense that—you got kids?” asked Rock. “Kids always act up the most before they go to sleep. And when I see the Tea Party and all this stuff, it actually feels like racism’s almost over. Because this is the last—this is the act up before the sleep. They’re going crazy. They’re insane. You want to get rid of them—and the next thing you know, they’re f—-ing knocked out. And that’s what’s going on in the country right now.”
Just re-reading that makes my hand tighten around my cup of coffee. Then again – I hate to waste good java. I have a dumpster full of horse manure out back that would actually be more appropriate…
To read the full article on Politico.com, click here.