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After Joan Rivers' transgender 'joke,' some advice via Hari Kondabolu
After Joan Rivers' transgender 'joke,' some advice via Hari Kondabolu

Joan Rivers’ comedy went too far last week when she said that President Obama was gay and that First Lady Michelle Obama was transgender. The incident occurred during an on-the-street interview with a photographer who asked the comedian whether she thought the United States would see its first gay president. “We already have it with Obama, so let’s just calm down,” she responded, adding: “You know Michelle is a [expletive].” “I’m sorry, what?” the photog asked. “A transgender,” Rivers said, seemingly exasperated. Days later, Rivers has refused to apologize for her remarks, saying in a statement to CNN: “I...

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