The Left is dangerously flirting with censorship.
It’s becoming easy to see on social media.
And a conservative actor made one statement about censorship that may soon be reality.
Actor and comedian Tim Allen is getting back into comedy clubs and performing stand-up comedy.
Allen said that he was nervous about getting back on stage after a one-year hiatus, and also joked that he was nervous about being monitored by the government.
Doing a river trip here in Pennsylvania.
Heading to Michigan next for two sold out stand up performances at the Traverse City Opera House. Very nervous as I have been off stage for over a year. Wonder if government agents will be policing comedy from the back of the house.
— Tim Allen (@ofctimallen) July 25, 2021
Allen was joking, but the best comedy pokes at an issue in society.
If it seems far-fetched that comedy could be monitored, think again.
Robin DiAngelo, who’s made a mint selling her garbage book and philosophy White Fragility, attacked comedy on the grounds that it’s “racist.”
During an interview, she said:
“So comedy is – I think it’s an excuse to get to be racist, right? Like irony. And I think TV shows like ‘Family Guy’ and ‘South Park,’ maybe a little bit ‘The Simpsons,’ right, allowed white people to be racist self-consciously, right? Like, I know I’m being racist and therefore it doesn’t count and it’s okay.”
DiAngelo isn’t alone in her far-left thinking.
“Woke” comedians Amy Schumer and Seth Rogen both disavowed their off-color jokes from the past and kowtowed to the cancel mob.
Many big-name comedians refuse to perform at college campuses because college students have become “woke” pod people.
Liberal comic Nimesh Patel was kicked out of an event sponsored by Columbia University after telling an “offensive” joke.
Comedy clubs have stopped booking some comics who have been convicted of wrongthink.
If people don’t believe this could escalate as Allen pointed out, look no further than the Soviet Union.
Russian comedian Yakov Smirnoff spoke about how he had to have his jokes approved by the Ministry of Culture.
The same ideology that gripped the Soviet Union is rapidly gaining power in the United States.
People need to pay attention to what’s on the horizon.