Comedian Michael Ian Black admits he crosses the line sometimes with his humor. So, too, did Bill Maher, according to Black, when Maher called Sarah Palin a “c**t.”
But Black, best known as a member of the comedy troupe The State, insists both he and Maher can’t be compared to the awful, terrible Rush Limbaugh who he alleges has said terrible things about women for some time now.
Did Louis cross the line? Yeah. Did Bill Maher? Yeah. Have I at times? Yeah. Has Greta Van Susteren ever crossed the line? Have you, in your personal conversations? Yeah. We all have,” Black wrote on his blog on Friday. “The difference is context. Do a Google search of the horrible shit Rush Limbaugh has said about women. Then do a search on Louis C.K. See if it’s comparable. Louis did use those words, and opted to drop out of an incestuous Washington dinner party rather than make himself the focus of this recurring debate on language.
And we can certainly trust Black because he sends out wholesome tweets like this: