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Jimmy Carr Takes Shots At Down Syndrome Sufferers

by | 24th, November 2011

COMEDIANS love tackling taboo subjects. Many stand-ups see their job as mirth maker, coupled with freedom of speech activists. In the case of the latter, many use their freedom to say what they like to make audiences squirm with hard truths or contentious topics..

However, there are those who just do it to shock, for shocking’s sake, picking on the soft target who can’t fight back. And so, we’ll let you decide what angle M5 death gag teller Jimmy Carr took when he decided to have a pop at Down Syndrome sufferers. (Just like fearless Sun columnist Frankie Boyle’s funnies  aimed at the  handicapped , and other people less likely to fight back. He’s no Bernard Manning .)

While performing in Warrington, the 8 Out Of 10 Cats host threw this at the audience:

“Why are they called the Sunshine Variety coaches when all the kids on them look the f**king same?”

Did you stare at that blankly? Did you guilt-laugh (y’know, one of those laughs that come out before you’ve had the chance to decide

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