Blackface Before Blackface Was(n't) Cool: Three on the Left Who Out-Racisted Megyn Kelly & Kept Their Jobs



Megyn Kelly got canned from NBC after asking a question about Real Housewives of New York’s Luann de Lesseps dressing up as Diana Ross, complete with skin darkening:


“And people said that that was racist. And I don’t know! I thought, like, ‘Who doesn’t love Diana Ross?’ She wants to look like Diana Ross for one day, and I don’t know how that got racist on Halloween.”


But what of those on the left, who’ve done the same thing or “worse”?

Back in his SJW’s-worst-nightmare Man Show days, left-wing paragon Jimmy Kimmel brown-coated himself and did his best poor-English’d NBA star Karl Malone:

“Sometime at night, Karl Malone look up at sky and say, ‘What the hell goin’ on up there? Do UFO live on other planet, phonin’ home like E.T.?’ Karl Malone read on TV about white people gettin’ deducted by alien, speakin’ all kind of hell up they butt. And that’s a damn thing. Now, Karl Malone never seen no flyin’ saucer itself, but if he do, that goin’ to be a spooky time. That’s why Karl Malone say, ‘Government got to step up and give 102% to keepin’ them little green men off this here earth, ‘cause the day them dudes sticks somethin’ up Karl Malone butt, well, that ain’t gonna be no good time for nobody, especially Karl Malone butt. Listen up, E.T. You better stay the hell back. Nanoo, nanoo. Until next time, this here Karl Malone.”


And how about Sarah Silverman’s 2007 blackface extravaganza?

Or how ’bout Jimmy Fallon, who’s said he wouldn’t want to “normalize” Trump or his political beliefs (and who’s also on NBC, and was back when he did this)?

If it’s horrible for a white person to paint themself black, then where are the other firings? Megyn just mentioned the idea; those people did it.

To be clear, I’m not suggesting anyone be fired for any of this. But the double standard’s as goofy as all get-out.

On her show Tuesday, Megyn posed the following:

“But what is racist? Because truly, you do get in trouble if you are a white person who puts on blackface at Halloween or a black person who puts on whiteface for Halloween. Back when I was a kid, that was okay as long as you were dressing up as like a character.”

Is she right, or only half right?

Either way — I’ll leave you with — in my opinion — a hilarious sketch from the days when comedy was funny and being offended wasn’t a measure of virtue among the absurd Left. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you a performer I very much like, from a show that was once upon a time exciting and even-handed, and an idea which, to my sensibilities, did what comedy is supposed to do: make us laugh.


Trigger warning: this contains ideas.

Take it away, Eddie:

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