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Not Funny, Not Original


Yesterday I noted Al Franken’s comment on ABC’s “This Week” that the nation’s best golfer is black and most popular rapper is white. This is an interesting observation — but it was not original to Franken. The statement is generally attributed to former NBA star (and potential future Alabama GOP gubernatorial candidate) Charles Barkley, and has also been made by comedian Chris Rock. Franken provided neither attribution on ABC.


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