Onion Writer Defends Comedian’s Right to Make Comedy—Duh

The Freedom To Screw Up and Be Called Out On Screwing Up

For those not in comedy, Trevor Noah was hired as the new host of The Daily Show. Someone dug into his past and found some offensive (and unfunny) tweets. People piled onto him, and comedian Patton Oswalt went on a long Twitter rant <<link>> making fun of politically correct speech.

I had a lot of complex thoughts about that, so I wrote my own Twitter rant:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joe Garden is a former writer and features editor at The Onion and currently co-host of the live comedy shows Monko Sexo Trasho and The Griff and Joe Holiday Spectacular. Follow him on Twitter @joegarden.

Onion Writer Defends Comedian’s Right to Make Comedy—Duh