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Oct 8, 2009 9:00pm EDT
for george bush senior. okay, chuck, this is australia. >> yes. >> can we chalk it up to cultural differences or is it race? what do you think? >> i'm going to say that it's both. what's funny there is the fact that they actually think that's entertaining in any way, shape, or form. >> well, it's down under. >> it was just a horrible, horrible, horrible performance. seriously, how corny, the jackson jive. on one hand, it's a cultural difference, but on the other hand, you know better. so it's a combination -- >> well, the guy, the front man for the sketch did say that he would not do that sketch in the united states, which leads me to think that he knows it's racist. >> exactly. >> what do you think? >> of course. and the world is so small now. what you do in australia is going to be seen, obviously, in the united states or america. so you ought to be sensitive to the fact and the fact that maybe you're hurting folk's feelings and maybe what you think is so funny was no so funny. >> harry conic jr. would not arrive on the same stage as these people. he thought it was inappropriate
Oct 11, 2009 9:00pm EDT
to have loosened up now. >> he wasn't doing anything wrong. when george bush was in office, it was a bonanza. he was so -- he didn't read. he talked crazy. sarah palin is a bonanza for comedians. obama is not that funny, frankly. >> he's not. i think for america, we like presidents that stumble down stairs. >> we do. >> that smack their heads into doors. that vomit in the laps of foreign dignitaries. you know what i'm saying? i don't think barack obama is going to go out like that yet. he is so tight. his thing is so smooth. you have to find -- >> have you found anything yet? do you see a hook? >> i am looking -- >> we're relying in the comedy world on black comics to come up with the material. you and chris rock and -- >> i find a lot of comedy about him but it's more along the lines of what you saw in the "chocolate news." it's not -- i mean, i don't see a lot of comic flaws or things about his character that i can exploit and say, wow, you know how he blinks his eyes? no, he's not that guy. >> i guess the jokes are about how perfect he is. how boring it is to have a perfect presid
Oct 5, 2009 9:00pm EDT
the olympics to be in the country? >> if you saw what people did when george bush was president of the united states, it was pretty fair in terms of the way the liberal media dealt with president bush and his success and failures and everything that went wrong was because of president bush. i think there's a balance here. >> i heard that argument a lot. do you agree we were just as rough with bush as the right wing is with obama? >> i don't think that argument is born out. if you go into a year in bush's term, there was not skepticism in liberal media. arguments on taxes and economic policies that didn't work out were not scrutinized at the time. obviously everyone understanding the media's role in iraq. i don't remember people saying it was a liberal media on the march to war. it's where that talking point keeps surfacing but it's not what happened. >> what do you think, megan? >> i know what it's like to be a republican and just recently i had someone -- i've had people scream republican at me. it's hard in some places. i've had people scream republican at me on the street. like
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