Basil White's cut on "Kramer's" Racist Tirade -- Caught on Tape
Michael Richards exploded in anger as he performed at a famous L.A. comedy club last Friday, hurling racial epithets that left the crowd gasping, and TMZ has obtained exclusive video of the ugly incident.
Here's my cut on how to interpret this event.
Carlin can make racist jokes about the Irish and Rock can make racist jokes about African-Americans and Larry The Cable Guy can make racist jokes about rednecks because of the George Carlin Rule of Racist Jokes: you can make racist jokes about any group to which you publicly belong.
Not all jokes are put-downs, but if a group is the butt of the joke, that's a group you'd better belong to. Fortunatley, my ethnic diversity allows me to refer to huge segments of the population as hairy bags of meat.