Don Rickles Shocks Hollywood Crowd With Racial Obama Joke

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  1. EndOfLine

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    The 86-year-old comic brought his shtick to the AFI's Shirley MacLaine tribute; likened the president to a janitor.

    Don Rickles nearly hijacked the American Film Institute’s tribute to Shirley MacLaine on Thursday night at Sony Pictures Studios, unleashing a trademark barrage of insults that took aim at President Obama, Warren Beatty, Jack Nicholson and the honoree herself.

    “I shouldn’t make fun of the blacks,†Rickles said, and then proceeded to do just that: “President Obama is a personal friend of mine. He was over to the house yesterday, but the mop broke.â€

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  2. jake206

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    Wish I could rep Don Rickles for that.
     
  3. knu3421

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    THis guy has the best avy!! Swaaaiingg!!
     
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    Well played...:clap:
     
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    98 year old comedy. Where is Joan Rivers.
     
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    [video=youtube;u6iy_jSJFbI]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6iy_jSJFbI[/video]
     
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    Like he'd know what to do with the mop. he was a community organizer, he didnt work...:haha:
     
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    Where's our own MrWarmth? He's gonna cream his jeans when he reads this!
     
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    [video=youtube;q9aXNmuC8Yc]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9aXNmuC8Yc[/video]
     
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    Don Rickles is in my top 5 comedians :D
     
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    My already overflowing respect, for this legend, has just reached new heights. Pure class :clap:
     
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    “I shouldn’t make fun of the blacks,” Rickles said, and then proceeded to do just that: “President Obama is a personal friend of mine. He was over to the house yesterday, and I made him clap whenever I left the room.”
     
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    I love Don Rickles, he can't really do any wrong. Nice avatar.
     
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    I was looking forward to the racist Obama joke, but that's lame. The mop broke? 'Cause blacks are janitors?
     
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    really. everyone is so afraid of criticizing or making jokes about obama for fear of being thought of as racist.
    have you ever seen bill maher or john stewart mock the prez? no qualms about beating up on anyone else.
    good for rickles!
     
  16. R.P. McMurphy

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    ...that wasnt rickles, that was mr warmth.
     
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    well said baby :marx:
     
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    ..i support this president and i dont have a problem with what rickles said. and i have heard bill maher be critical of the president and even jokes. i think it was a tame joke. viva rickles!
     
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    Of course he can use a mop. He's been trying to clean up Dubya's mess for three and a half years! :jj:
     
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    if any other comic said that they'd have a problem
    Rickles gets a pass because of his advanced yrs ....rightly so too