Thought of the Day: Pioneering Jewish Comedians

Pioneering Jewish Comedian syndrome: when someone claims to be pioneering something and talks as though it were something new and daring, when in fact it’s already fairly commonplace and expected.

Equivalent to saying “Are mainstream audiences ready to accept a Jewish comedian?!”

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  1. Or, as Chesterton noted, to the English debate about Home Rule, as it appeared to the Americans who were then struggling to resist Tammany Hall. “While we say that the Irishman could not rule himself, the Americans are saying, more or less humorously, that the Irishman rules them.”

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