But I’ve seen a lot of absurd things in the past 5-6 years that I’d never have expected. I’ve seen George Carlin heralded as an alt-right comedian by alt-right people – all from taking a few of this pieces out of context. Of course everybody would like to claim him for their own – I understand that. But anybody who knows Carlin, he actually made popular the notion of ‘comedy is punching up not punching down” — as he was very critical of Andrew Dice Clay and others like him in the late 1980s. He was

But I’ve seen a lot of absurd things in the past 5-6 years that I’d never have expected.
 
I’ve seen George Carlin heralded as an alt-right comedian by alt-right people – all from taking a few of this pieces out of context. Of course everybody would like to claim him for their own – I understand that. But anybody who knows Carlin, he actually made popular the notion of ‘comedy is punching up not punching down” — as he was very critical of Andrew Dice Clay and others like him in the late 1980s.
 
He was

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