Patton Oswalt Turns Rat against Dave Chappelle

Left: Patton Oswalt attends a news conference in Berlin, Germany, February 14, 2012. Right: Dave Chappelle at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards in New York City, January 28, 2018. (Morris Mac Matzen, Carlo Allegri/Reuters)
Oswalt betrayed a friend of 34 years because he was scared by the antics of a handful of crap-flinging baboons on the Internet.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE I t seems as if it was only five minutes ago that we looked to comedians to say unsayable things. Today, the leading standup comic, Dave Chappelle, is increasingly being treated as if he has radioactive cooties merely for expressing widely held beliefs that are falsely being painted as outrageous and indefensible by a small fringe of loud extremists. Chappelle’s latest film was bounced from several festivals after he made a handful of people angry with his bit on transgenderism in his latest Netflix special. Now, a formerly trusted colleague has turned on him.

Patton Oswalt once famously played a rat in

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