This is what the left considers humor in 2018.
The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards featured a cornucopia of liberal vitriol, from racist jokes to jabs at conservatives but the anti-Christian humor is what left many viewers angry.
The opening monologue of the show Monday featured ceremony hosts, Saturday Night Live’s “Weekend Update” hosts Colin Jost and Michael Che, who insulted Christian conservatives to the delight of the audience.
Che noted that his mom would not be watching the award show because “She says she doesn’t like watching white award shows because you guys don’t thank Jesus enough… The only white people that thank Jesus are Republicans and ex-crackheads.”
The ‘joke’ continued to run as a theme through the night, reinforced when apparently no white person thanked God.
“I don’t even believe in God, but I’m going to thank her tonight,” Thandie Newton, the winner of Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for “Westworld,” said.
The Emmy’s ceremony had the predictable swipes at conservatives during the show, with self-congratulatory speeches about diversity in Hollywood, and even a presentation of “Reparation Emmys,” following Che’s announcement that he wanted to “finally right some of those wrongs.”
— Saturday Night Live – SNL (@nbcsnl) September 18, 2018
But the swipe at Christians was a “low blow” for RNC spokesperson Kayleigh McEnany who slammed the “lowest-rated award show” that has become “irrelevant” during an appearance on “Fox & Friends” Tuesday.
.@kayleighmcenany: Emmys speakers fired shots at Jesus and Christians and made comparisons between Republicans and crackheads – it’s no surprise it’s the lowest-rated award show pic.twitter.com/r89WaJKLMU
— FOX & friends (@foxandfriends) September 18, 2018
McEnany was not alone as many Twitter users sounded off on the insult as well.
The very reason I don’t watch. As a Christian and Republican, my values are challenged every day. I don’t need to hear it from whining Hollywood malcontents
— Tim Steele Cort Grp (@TimothySteele1) September 18, 2018
Michael Che – do not knock JC – Jesus is just all right with me. #emmys
— Mary Beth Coudal (@MaryBethC) September 18, 2018
99.9% of all actors/actresses thank God or Jesus for their success when winning an award. Someone needs to make a compilation of that and send it to #Emmy host Michael Chen. You are dissing your own people.
— KariMD? (@magesticsloth) September 18, 2018
Latest Alt-Left drive-by. If a conservative host had said something similar about the beliefs of a Liberal Dumbocrat the skies would have opend up with criticism and a call for the person to be fired.
— Montgomery Granger (@mjgranger1) September 18, 2018
I thanked Jesus for not watching!!!!
— joe lacey (@Joe82464495) September 18, 2018
Would love to know their ratings. I didn’t even know the Emmy’s were on. #noonecares
— Lynn61 (@lynnmele61) September 18, 2018
Who would know more about crackheads and less about Jesus than the “stars” in Hollywood.
— Edna Roberts (@blessedmemaw52) September 18, 2018
It’s really sad the Emmys decided to alienate half the country! Some people want to just watch their favorite actors get awards, NOT be derided for their politics on live TV!!! https://t.co/kaAK7snJrw
— A Lady of Reason (@ALadyofReason1) September 18, 2018
Thank Jesus My Life Isn’t Boring Enough That I Had To Watch Your Show…
— Steve Richey (@srichey9941) September 18, 2018
This is what passes for funny in 2018?
— mymia (@mymia59) September 18, 2018