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So full disclaimer, Chappelle is misogynistic. He has some good points and is sometimes funny, but only tolerable in small doses.

I watched the part w/ JK Rowling and TERF and woah. He said that as soon as he had white people (he means men, he's so misogynistic that its obvious person is man to him) by the ropes, they switched up and said now I'm a girl, and you must call me that. He basically came out and said, under the cover of jokes, that it's white men, who actually have power, now trying to call themselves women so they can say people are punching down on them.

That does sound pretty terfy 😂

I like it.

From some of the stuff he was saying, I'm convinced he did some research reading here. He said he Google Terf to see what it was after he was called it (I had to laugh at that bc thats how most people find out they're Team Terf). He talked about "woman face" and Bruce Jenner winning woman of the year being an insult. Don't get me wrong, it all was from a misogynistic male perspective, though.

I think we can all agree that Chappelle is someone who would have had no problem saying "people, the fat, ugly emperor is fucking naked and ya'll are crazy if you can't see that."

I'm sure he read up on the JKR stuff especially but I would guess he always thought it was obvious bullshit.

I watched it last night and you could just tell he wanted to say more and that he postponed the TERF bit towards the end because he knew the audience were Woke™ as they went complete silent when he said that he was team TERF.

But it’s a problem no matter who perpetrates it. I’m not satisfied with leaving it at “another white side,” because others are just as responsible for transfoolery.

Opinion is fair but idk about this “full disclaimer.” Obviously aren’t a fan of this comedian, and your interpretation shows that you don’t follow him. It’s obviously fine not to be a fan but you miss significant context drawing on your own assumptions and experience. If you have watched Dave Chappelle throughout his career, you would know that he has always done the “white guy voice” bit - it’s not that he’s assuming white people are men - he’s been doing this same bit forever and fans recognize it immediately. Not only that, the joke is also commentary on the fact that many of these white men who would have been on the bottom tier of the oppression olympics are identifying as women and then society acts like you have to participate in their self image or you’re harming them. They shoot right to the top, interressssting. All things which I find easy to agree with.

I really don’t find comedy style to give a true barometer of someone being truly misogynistic, more like what they believe about women in real life. A lot of comedy is commentary on stereotypes and issues we see in real life, it’s offensive by nature.