H/T Girls Just Wanna Have Guns.

I love Dave Chappelle.

Dave Chappelle is ruffling a whole lot of liberal feathers in his latest comedy skits… and we can’t help but laugh.

Being a comedian means you’re going to get controversial, if you’re not you won’t be successful. So with all the talk about transgenders being banned from our military service, it was prime pickings for Chappelle.

In a series of jokes the comedy king hammered the issue over and over. Here is a transcript of the jokes:

“He started by talking about how he was ‘shocked!’ by Trump’s ban on transgender officers in the military, because he didn’t realize there were any trans people in the military. ‘Sounds like a secret weapon to me,’ he continued. ‘If I was in ISIS in the trenches fighting against the United States and all of the sudden I see a man with a beard and big D-cups titties just rushing my foxhole and sh–, I’d be horrified.’”

“Later, he told a story about receiving a fan letter that derided his trans jokes, to which he replied, ‘A weird thing happened to me in this moment — it honestly made me feel bad that I made somebody else feel bad.’ That was, however, just misdirection for another series of trans jokes.”

“‘I read in the paper that Caitlyn Jenner was contemplating posing nude in an upcoming issue of Sports Illustrated. And I knew it was politically incorrect to say, so I figured I’d just say it for everybody — yuck. F—, man, I just want to read some stats, like why are you cramming man-p—- in the middle of the sports page like that?’”

“He then tried to make a fairly complicated point about his own frustration with ‘all this talk about how they feel inside,’ because ‘since when has America given a f— about how anyone feels inside?’ He ended by arguing that sometimes he thinks ‘the only reason all of us are talking about transgenders is because white men want to do it. If it was just blacks and Mexican like, ‘Hey, y’all, we feel like girls inside.’ They’d be like, ‘Shut up, n—–, no one asked how you felt.’’”

As you can imagine, these didn’t sit well with leftists.

Jezebel complained he was “saying more things for laughs at the expense of a population he clearly knows nothing about—and wants to keep knowing nothing about so he can use them for joke-fodder.”

The Advocate pouted saying the performance was “littered with transphobic jokes”, labeling it as “anti-trans.”

 

The Daily Dot ran this headline: “Dave Chappelle opens Radio Music Hall set with 20 minutes of transphobic jokes.” Clearly they weren’t pleased.

Of course, jokes are often offensive by design. In fact, pre-Africa-bound Chappelle almost exclusively dealt with the very real and complex issue of race through funny and, yes, offensive skits.

Comedy, which can often be offensive or make one uncomfortable, helps to break down taboos and open up honest dialogue about serious issues.

This is particularly useful in a society that attempts to shut down any speech subjectively deemed hateful or merely counter to the views of the so-called oppressed.

So, yes, Chappelle’s jokes can be offensive and don’t belong on a Hallmark card. But luckily he traffics in comedy, not Hallmark cards.

Daily Wire

We hope Chappelle continues to do his thing. We don’t always agree with his stances, but hey this is life. If you don’t like it, get over it.

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