The comedians who stayed silent or even chimed in while the mob canceled everything else, now have no leg to stand on. Friends, The Simpsons, Seinfeld, The Office, Parks & Rec, 30 Rock, Always Sunny, etc. It's all gonna burn. Really, really sad to witness this level of widespread cowardice.
There will always be barbarians at the gates of western civilization. The question is, and always has been, who is willing to man the walls and keep them from getting in. This is what happens when we abandon the walls of principle and liberty that have protected us for so long.
Like it or not, it's comedy's turn to contend with its role in perpetuating systemic racismExamining the part cop shows play in normalizing injustice is one thing. Looking at comedy's role will be tougher...