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Old 07-08-2017, 10:21 AM
 
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As much as I can't stand Bill Maher this PC crap is getting totally insane!!!

Twitter Nails Bill Maher For Stupid, Unfunny Asian Nail Salon Joke | HuffPost

 
Old 07-08-2017, 10:25 AM
 
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As much as I can't stand Bill Maher this PC crap is getting totally insane!!!

Twitter Nails Bill Maher For Stupid, Unfunny Asian Nail Salon Joke | HuffPost

So why post about it?
 
Old 07-08-2017, 10:30 AM
 
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So why post about it?
Just pointing out how insane the left has become...Why do you have an issue with it?
 
Old 07-08-2017, 10:37 AM
 
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Meh. People are addicted to outrage. HuffPo is playing to their audience.
 
Old 07-08-2017, 11:03 AM
 
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Just pointing out how insane the left has become...Why do you have an issue with it?

I have a difference of opinion about it.You seem to point out many "non issues" and I was wondering why?
 
Old 07-08-2017, 11:58 AM
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He's a comedic-commentator, and he can't tell a ******* joke without everyone losing their mind's, pathetic.
 
Old 07-08-2017, 01:05 PM
 
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Yeah, we used tell ****** jokes all the time as a kid. Nobody was outraged. We all laughed.
 
Old 07-08-2017, 01:10 PM
 
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I feel totally stupid because in reading his tweet, I just didn't get it...but I don't go to nail salons. The one time I did, we had no Asian workers in there. So if I just read his tweet without this thread, my mind would have gone down another path of "Bill, what are you doing in a nail salon?" Honestly, I *do* get my hair done and they stylists are of all ethnicities and we HAVE talked about N. Korea as a group.

So, was Bill being stereotypical or was he commenting that N. Korea is all the talk in places like salons/gyms etc. and he wouldn't have otherwise known because he was on vaca?
 
Old 07-08-2017, 03:16 PM
 
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I feel totally stupid because in reading his tweet, I just didn't get it...but I don't go to nail salons. The one time I did, we had no Asian workers in there. So if I just read his tweet without this thread, my mind would have gone down another path of "Bill, what are you doing in a nail salon?" Honestly, I *do* get my hair done and they stylists are of all ethnicities and we HAVE talked about N. Korea as a group.

So, was Bill being stereotypical or was he commenting that N. Korea is all the talk in places like salons/gyms etc. and he wouldn't have otherwise known because he was on vaca?
There's a stereotype that nail salons tend to be run by Asian women. It's a stereotype that I don't think is immediately obvious to people. It actually took me a minute to even register what people were mad at (I did agree with on Twitter user pointing out that the joke wasn't funny), but if you watch a show or movie that has a nail salon, it's commonly populated by Asian women, all of whom apparently immigrated to the US within the last 5 years based on their heavy accents.

To be fair, this tweet isn't that offensive. His "house ******" joke was far worse. And frankly, had this Tweet not come from a comedian, I may not have even registered it as a joke, because as I said, it really didn't even make me smile. I would have just read this as someone tweeting about their day. As you said, why is Bill Maher in a nail salon?

But the OP is quick to remind us, all leftists are furious about this so I guess I'm mad or something. I wouldn't want to make the OP a liar.
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