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This is what Jon Stewart is all about: rehabilitating and recovering the undesirable in the social order and making it palatable. In this case, Louis CK can both enjoy a “good” rape joke and claim to sympathize with those oppressed and/or offended by it.
There. The liberal social order has been restored. We can all profit from this interview, can’t we….what a load of bullshit.
“I’ve read some blogs during this whole [rape joke controversy] that have enlightened me. This woman said how rape is something that polices women’s lives. They have a narrow corridor. They can’t go out late, they can’t go to certain neighborhoods, they can’t dress a certain way…I never…that’s part of me now that wasn’t [there] before.”
Louis C.K., The Daily Show, 7/16/12. (via hulksmashes)
lou i knew you were smart
From the same interview: “Stereotypically speaking, feminists can’t take a joke.” “Any joke about anything bad is great…any joke about rape, the Holocaust…any joke about anything bad is a positive thing.”
Directly after the above quote: “…and I can still enjoy a good rape joke.”
Just thought we should all know what he said.