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Melissa Harris-Perry: Can jokes about rape ever be funny?

Harris-Perry and four comedians discuss this question.

My simple opinion: No. (Unless it’s an attack on rape or rape culture in a satirical dark-humor way exactly like the Sykes clip they show.)

Subsequent segment: The Science of Political Comedy

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  1. putdownmypants said: I don’t like what Tosh said, but I haven’t heard an argument from someone who likes Tosh. I do, and when he makes provocitive jokes it’s always clear to me that he doesn’t actually feel this way about the topic, which is why i find him funny at all.
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