Please remember this next time you quote his “deep thoughts” about anything regarding politics and society, especially his judgements about anyone else’s beliefs or behavior, m’kay?
ALSO: it’s a shame this has to be spelled out, but our “participation ribbon” culture means that folks actually have to be told that they don’t have a “right” to “express themselves” in all venues, and not everyone is “equal”:
In case you didn’t get it, these are the rules in attending a comedy club:
The person on stage is an artist. Let them perform the art that you and everyone else in the room paid to see. If you aren’t enjoying yourself, exit graciously without disturbing the other patrons. A comedy club is sacred ground where the person holding the microphone gets to say whatever the fuck they want, no matter how repugnant, as is a basic human right.
I suspect that if the black hecklers had been Italian, Richards would’ve called them “wops.”
And no one would have cared.
But black people are sacred and special in White Guilt America.
Especially as long as blacks insist on being allowed to use the word “nigger” with impunity (more or less.)