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But it’s Just Satire!

Okay finally another post that is not about “the gay” …

Demeaning people is wrong, correct? Unless they are conservatives. Or so it would seem, according to various comedy shows on TV, and various other media outlets.

And if you question this approach, you will often be told to take a chill pill, since the material is “only satire!”

So what happens when the satire is about underprivileged races? A student publication in Australia recently tested these waters, and oh the ire that was (rightfully) raised. But oh the double-standard that this has illustrated …

http://tracker.org.au/2013/04/drunk-naked-west-australian-uni-students-hit-the-streets-to-sell-racist-hate-speech-all-in-the-name-of-charity/

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