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9 thoughts on “Milktooth chef Brooks apologizes for controversial online post referring to anti-semitic myth

  1. Apologizing to a cancel culture that has run amok regardless of how supportive of inclusion and diversity. The ideology eats it own and is so woke it doesn’t understand dark jokes. Carry on…

  2. The right wing is for freedom of speech until it’s not. The woke argument is just a diversion from the real problems facing this country which they deny.

    1. The left wing is for freedom of speech until something is said they disagree with. Then it’s racist, sexist etc…

    2. You have the right to free speech as long as you’re not dumb enough to actually try it!
      the clash

  3. I don’t get it. He is Jewish and was clearly being sarcastic. I could see Lewis Black making the same joke. I guess it’s different since he’s a comedian, but people should be allowed to make jokes about their own culture. This seems like the type of story that just feeds into the Republican narrative that the left is too sensitive and all about “cancel culture”. We should be canceling actual bigots like Trump.

  4. It was a sarcastic comment said in response to someone accusing him of “appropriating” Jewish food without realizing that he and his head cook are Jewish. I do think individuals should be careful with their public statements, but ultimately I viewed it as a flip remark and nothing more. It is certainly not something I would say, but I believe people have the right to be offensive (not cruel), and others have the right to choose how they wish to respond.

    Only crazy people believe in blood libel; and unfortunately, those people believe such things regardless of what others say or do not say. You cannot reason with irrational people, nor do I think you should worry too much about whether or not they understand sarcasm.

  5. Most shocking thing is telling a Jewish chef and restaurant owner that he is appropriating Jewish culture in his restaurant. Someone better call Shapiro’s before they get in trouble. The whole damn country has gone nuts.

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