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Black ?Daily Show? Reporter: GOP’ers Aren’t Racist Enough

Posted on Aug 23, 2006
Larry Wilmore
From Comedy Central

Jon Stewart?s “senior black correspondent” Larry Wilmore said that Republicans like Tony Snow and Va. Sen. George Allen are giving real racists like Strom Thurmond a bad name.

Wilmore: How am I supposed to be pissed off about ?macaca?? That’s weak. Racism today is in sorry shape, and we need it more than ever.

Wilmore then went on to propose an ingenious new way to defuse black/white racism. Watch it:



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By John Marshal, October 18, 2006 at 11:31 am Link to this comment
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I agree…funny. Larry Wilmore is a force of nature!.. Sadly though, it is the first time an African-American has worked for Jon Stewart - period! Stewart’s speech after 9/11, in which he invoked the name of Dr. Marting Luther King was touching and moving. But it still can’t erase the nagging questions: why has it take n10 years for a “non-white” correspondent to make it on the show? If Jon has maintained a “caucasian look” to his correspondent for a decade, then should we be surprised if the writers and producers on his show are still 100% caucasian?

I guess this proves that even amongst liberals like Jon Stewart, racial indifference has a home…However, much success to Larry Wilmore!!!

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By jason, September 15, 2006 at 12:51 pm Link to this comment
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Uhhh, if any of the obviously uneducated dems look up tarbaby it comes from: A situation or problem from which it is virtually impossible to disentangle oneself. -from but you liberals will find some way to call that web site partisan.  Yeah Webster was so Republican he incorporated a racist term in the dictionary.  Great work liberals.  Keep showing your moronic nature.

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By Leona F. McElvene, August 25, 2006 at 7:59 am Link to this comment
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Brilliant!  Bravo to Larry Willmore, Bravo to Jon Stewart, Bravo to the Daily Show staff.  Like other people, this is the first time I’ve ever seen an African-American working on the Daily Show as opposed to being a guest. This is an excellent debut for the first “Black Correspondent” on the Daily Show.  Excellent material and excellent delivery! Funny as hell.  I love it. Brilliant!  Bravo!  Right on!  Thank you to Larry Willmore, Jon Stewart, and Daily Show staff.  Brilliant!

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By George Seals, August 24, 2006 at 4:10 pm Link to this comment
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This is actually the first time that I have seen a black person working on the Daily Show as opposed to being a guest. I hope that this is not the last time.

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By chaseme, August 24, 2006 at 6:22 am Link to this comment
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Now that was funny! This was funny in a Richard Pryor kind of way. The way Pryor made fun of the ignorance and racism in the early 70’s.

Wait a second…these are the same people who were in office that inspired Pryor’s creative genius. They didn’t just fall off the planet or disappear. They didn’t even transform, they simply hybernated until the time was ripe.

Now that the Republicans controls the White House and it’s okay to be as dumb and racist as the president, the time is ripe.

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