Chris Rock on the Tea Party and Racism



The entirety of Scott Raab's interview with Chris Rock in this month's Esquire is worth reading, but this particular quote was worth a specific mention:

You got kids? Kids always act up the most before they go to sleep. And when I see the Tea Party and all this stuff, it actually feels like racism’s almost over. Because this is the last — this is the act up before the sleep. They’re going crazy. They’re insane. You want to get rid of them — and the next thing you know, they’re fucking knocked out. And that’s what’s going on in the country right now.

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