The woke left-wing outrage mob crumbled into a million pieces after this “canceled” comedian got the last laugh

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Woke extremists have completely destroyed the world-renowned American entertainment industry.

Even stand-up comedy has been cut off at the knees.

But now the woke left-wing outrage mob crumbled into a million pieces after this “canceled” comedian got the last laugh.

Being “funny enough” isn’t enough for the woke mob

In 2019, comedian Shane Gillis made the nearly unprecedented move of going from being a relatively unknown comedian to being announced as a cast member for the 45th season of NBC’s Saturday Night Live (SNL).

Most of those who make it onto the SNL cast can typically spend years working as a writer for the show before executives, like show creator and producer Loren Michaels, give them the green light to actually appear on the show, but not Gillis.

Regardless of his obvious talent, the woke left-wing outrage mob went ballistic over past jokes he’d made, taking it upon themselves to get Gillis fired from the show before he even appeared on a single episode.

“After talking with Shane Gillis, we have decided that he will not be joining SNL,” Michaels, who Gillis has maintained fought NBC executives to keep him on the show throughout the ordeal, wrote at the time.

“We want SNL to have a variety of voices and points of view within the show… [but] the language he used is offensive, hurtful, and unacceptable,” he added.

Gillis responded with a statement of his own, defiantly saying that he was “funny enough to get on SNL,” and that “can’t be taken away.”

But he said that he recognized that his previous comments would be a “distraction” and could cause damage to the show.

“I respect the decision they made…” he said, taking the highroad.

“I don’t have any material that can be on TV”

But with SNL only becoming a bigger woke dumpster fire by the day, and Gillis becoming one of the biggest stand-up comedians in the world today, Michaels and other SNL executives made the stunning decision to invite him back to host the show he was fired from.

“Yep, I’m here,” Gillis said with a shrug and a laugh as he took the SNL stage for his opening monologue. “Most of you probably have no idea who I am. I was actually fired from this show a while ago. But, you know, don’t look that up, please. If you don’t know who I am, please don’t Google that. It’s fine, don’t even worry about it.”

While Gillis once again chose to take the highroad when it comes to SNL executives – who he could have butchered with jokes in the same way legendary comedian Norm McDonald did when he was invited back to host SNL after being fired from the show in the late 1990s – he took the opportunity to let the woke left-wing outrage mob know he won in the end.

As he told the Legion of Skanks podcast a few days after he hosted the show, when Gillis rehearsed his monologue in front of the SNL cast, crew, and executives, he intentionally censored himself, leaving out certain “no-no words” he knew they’d make him take out.

But when NBC’s cameras turned on, and he was live on the SNL stage in front of millions, Gillis let it fly with jokes that sent the woke mob into the ultimate tailspin, like humorously telling the audience that growing up, he was his mom’s “gay best friend.”

“My mom asks me this a lot, and it’s kind of an intense question – my mom asks me, ‘when did we stop being best friends?’” Gillis said, obviously invoking the guilt trips every loving mother has put onto her son as he grows up. “And she’s right, we used to be best friends. You remember that? When you were a little boy, and you loved your mom, and you thought she was the coolest? You remember when you were gay? You remember when you were just a gay little boy?”

“Every little boy is just their mom’s gay best friend,” he continued. “There’s literally zero difference. I was gay for my mom. She would pick me up from school, I’d hop in the van, I’d be like, ‘Girl, tell me about your day!’ I thought she was cool.”

From there, he proceeded to tie the woke mob in knots by shifting the topic to his family members with Down Syndrome.

“I don’t know if you can tell by looking at me, but I do have family members who have Down Syndrome,” Gillis said as the audience laughed. “It almost got me. I dodged it, but it nicked me, it nicked me.”

“It’s funny – look, I don’t have any material that can be on TV, alright?” he joked with those wet blankets in the studio audience who were uncomfortable with his joke. “But you can always tell who has never been around Down Syndrome when you bring it up. Like when I tell people, ‘I have family members with Down Syndrome,’ people that have never been around it are always like, ‘Oh…’ Like it’s the end of the world, ‘Oh, are they ok?’ They’re doing better than everybody I know.”

He added that people with Down Syndrome are “the only ones having a good time pretty consistently. They’re not worried about the election. They’re having a good time.

Needless to say, Democrats’ media allies were none too pleased with his performance.

Media laughably claims funniest human to appear on SNL in years “bombed”

CNN ran with the headline “Shane Gillis’ turn on ‘SNL’ shows that all too often, bigotry sells” in an opinion column by Dean Obeidallah, who happens to be the failed comedian who went on MSNBC in 2013 and made outright racist jokes about Mitt Romney’s adopted black grandson.

The Daily Beast and The New York Post’s Page Six both said that the comedian “bombed” with his monologue – the same monologue that went viral and racked up millions of views across social media.

NPR’s Eric Deggans said that “anyone who thought comic Shane Gillis would emerge confident and defiant” must be “a little disappointed with his monologue.” 

Deggans added that Gillis got “increasingly uncomfortable” throughout the monologue. 

“Gillis may be attempting something that’s increasingly tough…[by] talking to his core audience in a way that is more explicit and button-pushing than the comedy he offers for a more general audience.” 

Of course, Gillis admitted to being uncomfortable after the show, but not for any of the ridiculous reasons woke extremists like Deggans may think.

The comedian told the Legion of Skanks podcast that all he could think about the entire time he was on stage was that he wasn’t allowed to say “f**k” at any point due to FCC regulations, which he said had him rattled from the jump.

No matter what he did on SNL, though, the woke mob and their media allies were always going to claim he somehow failed.

But in the end, with SNL executives conceding that they needed Shane Gillis to help save their sinking ship regardless of the woke blowback, he continues to get the last laugh.

And that will only help advance the fight for free speech.

US Political Daily will keep you updated on any developments to this ongoing story.