On NBC’s Meet The Press this week, Chuck Todd hosted a conversation with comedians Lewis Black and W. Kamau Bell. Amidst the news that Fox News just cleaned house in cable news ratings, the panel decided to slip in a low blow to the cable news leader.
“Comedy gets to bark. And I think that – but the weird thing is that Fox News also gets to bark. And I think sometimes the left, you know, the left leaning media is afraid of barking,” Bell said.
“And so, the comics – you see this in a lot in the left wing media – they will play a clip of The Daily Show or they will play a clip of John Oliver and go ‘look at this guy barking. Anyway, back to a reasonable discussion, even though that’s what I want you to believe. Let me have the reasonable discussion.’”
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