We Support Racial Stereotypes

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Just as long as no one stereotypes us Discernmentalists. We support racial stereotypes because racism doesn’t exist. However we’re tired of libruls being prejudice about our racial stereotypes so they’re the True racists. We commend recent ODMafiaU Grad Lauren Bertrand who earned her degree in LibertAryan Discernmentalist Race Studies:
It should come as no surprise that someone as steeped in racial politics as Mr. Singh would take the bait on The Problem With Apu hook line and sinker. He’s entitled to his beliefs, just as we are entitled to think this pathetic documentary is a byproduct of Western decadence. Things are just so good in rich Western countries for so many people that they have to gripe about something as trivial as this.Simpsons’ Springfield is replete with stereotypes: racial, ethnic, disabled, gender, occupational, class, &c. That was a basis for its humor: it created a richly textured community for approaching satire from every angle. If you strike Apu for his caricatures, when do we remove Groundskeeper Willy for all the stereotyping about Scots? Or Smithers for gays? And after that, wouldn’t Springfield have a population of 5? Even more ironic because Apu is historically one of the Simpsons‘ most admirable characters: hard working, honest, ethical, a good father. Yet he’s still offensive because a white dude voiced him.

I hadn’t heard of Hari Kondabolu before today (outside of this cringeworthy film), but something tells me his style of humor is the sort that NPR Middlebrows and Rotten Tomatoes critics would fawn over, much like the musings of Lily Singh or Hannah Gadsby. In other words, lots of self-pity and references to “justice” and “marginalized” and “patriarchy”, which are not funny subjects by any reasonable standard for the unwoke majority–which means of course that sites like RNS (the religion department for NPR or New York Times) must work overtime to prop up these comedians’ otherwise marginal careers. And if they still flop, it’s because we’re bigots. So sad what’s happened to comedy amidst our Great Leap Forward: even The Simpsons isn’t really funny anymore.I hope that, when Kondabalu gets fed up with the US because it’s not enlightened enough, he moves to a country where there is absolutely no racism. Chances are this country will also have no problems with greed or jealousy or uncontrollable lust or gluttony or cable channels devoted to reruns of Full House. Maybe he will also find a station that shows only Simpsons episodes before 2003 (when they were good), and he can stretch out on his couch and relax…with his right arm wrapped around his purple unicorn bae.India, despite its numerous challenges, still offers a much more moral method of governing its people than the other mega-country out east.The one good thing that came out of Kondabalu’s jeremiad: the makers of the Simpsons held their ground and did not kowtow to the outrage mob. Apu is still one of the best characters on the show. And Hank Azaria still provides his voice.

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