Here’s a new one: An iconic Jewish comedian whose politics lean to the (gulp) right.
Interviewed on Accuracy in Media’s Take AIM, Jackie Mason expresses his concern about the “Obama Effect” on his fellow funnymen.
“All the comedians are on his side. They’re all very leftist liberals. So they don’t even tell a joke about Barack Obama,” the onetime rabbi tells host Roger Aronoff.
“They just do worshipful speeches about him. All of a sudden he became god to them. They sound like, when they refer to him, like he’s the pope.
“They’re afraid to mention one critical word about him. So the humor has left all the comedians, even Jay Leno,” continues Jackie, who played Jew #1 at the Spanish Inquisition in Continue reading