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The Eternal Conundrum

Barney Frank is very funny, but why?

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Making the rounds right now is a video of high ranking Rep. Barney Frank being extremely funny and sassy while mocking a reporter from CNS (the question concerns the showering habits of gay men). Of course, this made us wonder, where is this coming from? Which stereotype applies? Does Frank’s funny spring from being gay or Jewish? In the comedy arms race who gets to claim the congressman for their stockpiles?
Watch below and decide for yourself.

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Steph F. says:

Why not a little from column A, a little from column B?

Rick Goldberg says:

Barney Frank is not funny, because being clever is not the same thing as being “funny.” Nothing he says makes me laugh. On the other hand, Joseph Epstein, an unapologetic adult, makes me laugh out loud.

Howard says:

Barney Frank is a national treasure. Oh that there were one hundred more.

Dan Klein says:

@Steph, I can only assume the man would explode.

HollyMartins says:

Mass is losing a seat in the House of Representatives. Let it be Barney’s Frank…

PS: He ain’t funny or clever…

Fred Allen~ Whats on your mind if you will allow the overstatement

Adlai Ewing Stevenson~ A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular.


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