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Jackie Mason -- How Dare You Say I'm Racist

3/16/2009 8:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Comedian Jackie Mason was pissed Sunday as he left a gig in New Jersey, in the wake of criticism that he was wrong to have called President Barack Obama a "schwartza."

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TMZ posted a story yesterday about Mason's performance Thursday at Feinstein's at the Loews Regency in NYC. He referred to the Prez as a "schwartza" -- the literal translation in Yiddish is "Black" -- but some say it's a disparaging reference to African Americans, akin to the "N" word.

Mason repeated his frustration -- he believes "White people have no freedom of speech." He also says there's a complete double standard -- that Chris Rock can trash whites without apology or criticism.

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Logan_LCS    

@ #213. Oh the poor black people, everyone's always picking on them...WAAAAA! WAAAAA! STFU!!!!!!!
Bunch of self indulgent cry babies. If you got it so damn bad, go back to Africa.
"Oh that's right you've never been, or lived, what you cling so true too."
A true African "from Africa not the U.S.A.", would laugh and mock you, your spoiled and act like the whole world owes you!
Quit crying about your pathetic lives, and do something with yourselves.
Besides always looking for pity, and excuses. I'm so sick of the double standard blacks play on whites.
Take the bone out of your nose, and evolve like everyone else.

Posted at 5:27PM on Mar 16th 2009 by TheMan
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Comments like these are exactly what we're talking about. The ignorance people with your mentality have displayed on TMZ over the past few hours is deplorable. You should be ashamed. If your inability to accept FACT and of your outright racism.

Nobody here has actually complained about a hard life because of racism. Apparently we are all on a decent internet connection to be able to have this back and forth conversation. We're just pointing out the facts of racism and giving opinions on statements that can be seen as racist. Anything else I don't think anyone has said.

The only other argument in return that I've seen is "go back to africa" "take the bone out of your nose & evolve" "get off welfare" etc etc etc. Statements like those just support my statements and those who are thinking along the same lines as myself.

1956 days ago
182.

Rolando    

Jackie Mason is a Legend. Chis rock wishes that he can be as funny as Jackie's baby toe.

1956 days ago
183.

Rolando    

I'm in...JACKIE MASON is my PRESIDENT too!!!

1956 days ago
184.

Theo    

where is hitler when u need him? thats what this world needs, a new hitler.

1956 days ago
185.

len    

kares , You are fullof "sh-t" White people do not adress themselves as " cracker". An average normal white person does not know the term.& if they did, would not use it in reference to each other. You are either lying.or have friends who are "black wannabees" , feedng into what they think, would be "acceptingly cool" in the black ghetto culture. Personally, I think that you are lying, taking th mick.

1956 days ago
186.

Sean    

The paparazzi are ridiculous. Jackie nailed this guy trying to paint him as a racist. Anything to get the story. Time for reform of the paparazzi and TMZ.

1956 days ago
187.

Rolando    

JACKIE MASON is my PRESIDENT!!!

1956 days ago
188.

Rolando    

JACKIE MASON is RIGHT ON. SOOO true!

1956 days ago
189.

Rolando    

My PRESIDENT is now MR> JACKIE MASON.

1956 days ago
190.

Anton    

What has Obama said about this? Nothing! He's Bi-racial.

1956 days ago
191.

dreadneck    

I want to issue an apology to ALL of you "tired-of-it" White people for the misery that we have so callously heaped in your path. Our tiresome requests for civility and inclusion of opportunity at achieving the America Dream seems to have run it's course. We should just quietly accept our lot in life and leave you to refer to and treat us in any manner that you deem "funny". After all, YOU know which of these terms are offensive, while we simply react to them willy-nilly, either lacking the ability to recognize "humor" or having been genetically engineered MINUS...the COMEDY gene, which as everyone knows, MUST be present in order to build sound and healthy funny bones.

Yes, we object too much. We interfere with your right to Free Speech, even when you mis-state or don't understand your Rights. So please accept this blanket apology get back to the "fun" post-haste. But, if you'd be so kind, please write and tell me...WHEN or IF...you hear a joke about me that you DO find to be...racially offensive ? Good day!

1956 days ago
192.

Rolando    

He's RIGHT!!! JACKIE MASON should go on Jay LENO thursday as a Guest. OBAMA will be on thursday.

1956 days ago
193.

Rolando    

Would luv to see Jackie & Obama Duke it out with wits on JAY LENO. I predict JACKIE by a K.O.

1956 days ago
194.

kllydkelly    

More whites moaning about "double standards". What else is new from you people. This jew makes a racial slur and the whites come out like a gang just to say "whites are losing their rights". You people are such racist. No wonder you people are defending this racist jew. You people will never change.

1956 days ago
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poopsi    

JACKIE MASON IS BROKE,WASHUP COMEDIAN, WHO HAD TO STOOP THIS ,PEOPLE I KNOW ITS HARD FOR SOME OF YALL,TO EXCEPT THE FACT WE HAVE A BLACK PRESIDENT, GET OVER IT

1955 days ago
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