Dave Chappelle has the gift of observational humor that few in the history of comedy have been able to match. It’s especially true when it comes to current events and how they affect minority communities.
Case in point, Chappelle’s new Netflix specials, Equanimity and The Bird Revelation, are hilarious and they’re making a lot of Donald Trump supporters uneasy.
In Equanimity, the Washington D.C.-based comedian roasted #MAGA supporters in perhaps one of his most standout bits.
"I've never had a problem with white people ever in my life, but, full disclosure, poor whites are my least favorites. We've got a lot of trouble out of them. And I've never seen so many of them up close," Chappelle says in starting out the joke. "I stood with them in line ... and I listened to them say naive, poor white people things."
He continues: "I'm standing there, thinking in my mind, 'You dumb Motherf****rs. You are poor. He's fighting for me.'"
Dave Chappelle schools naive poor white people who think Trump is on their side: “You are poor! He’s fighting for me.” (Via Netflix Equanimity) pic.twitter.com/25mqqxi3Yf— Keith Boykin (@keithboykin) December 22, 2017
Suffice to say this got the Trumpettes mad and their response is almost as funny.
Just watched Dave Chappelle on NETFLIX!! Very disappointed that he bashed POTUS in favor of the BIGGEST CRIMINAL WHO WAS PRESIDENT OF MY COUNTRY!! Just sayin I WILL NEVER WATCH THIS FOOL AGAIN!— Billie Schaeffer (@USAgaggy63) December 31, 2017
Well FUCK & BOYCOTT Dave Chappelle @DaveChappelle for his disrespect for our President TRUMP & white people in his up & coming shitty Netflix New Year's show. NEVER WATCH HIM AGAIN. BYE BYE Shitty Chappelle!— Peace Janise (@Peace_Janise) December 31, 2017
Dave Chappelle pities 'poor white' Trump voters in new Netflix special - Fox News— Mathews🇺🇸 (@MachewsMAGA) December 23, 2017
Didn't Chapelle crawl in his #Safespace for 10 years because he hates people? Feel sorry for this #PuzzyHat crybaby #Snowflake #MAGA #SaturdayMorning #MerryChristmas https://t.co/wM2aAMmyq9
Dimwit! NOT COMEDY perhaps we should feel for those of ANY RACE OR COLOR WHO SUPPORT the lying theiving power monger Hilliar ?!? I do not mean to hide this statement as comedy btw.#ProudAmerican#MAGA— clee (@1sealee) December 23, 2017
Cowards of #FakeComedy strike again
@DaveChappelle A alcoholic, drug addict (and I'm a sure sex offender)— malypaly (@jensmaly) December 23, 2017
pities us Trump voters. First...who even listen or watches this moron? Second, when is the left stop crying abt the election loss?#getoverit #MAGA https://t.co/T097I18pXR
I don't know who this Dave Chappelle is, but he sound like a extremist, bigot & racist! Look at it this way, the Trump supporters have the knowledge & wisdom to elect a president that would fight for America & put Americans first! Trump 2020! MAGA!— S (@NJAH04) December 23, 2017
I say "boycott" and let him know that Trump supporters are not "poor, white, dumb, or anything else! We are #MAGA!— RazorbackFan (@annaka72120) December 22, 2017
Dave Chappelle pities 'poor white' Trump voters in new Netflix special https://t.co/oN4HwAqP7w #FoxNews
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