In the New York Times, David Itzkoff is not happy that Saturday Night Live has finally gotten around to joking about Harvey Weinstein and company:
Mr. David, the creator and star of the HBO cringe-comedy “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” took the stage by joking to the audience, “You tolerate me. You really, really tolerate me.” He then put that proposition to the test with a discomforting monologue that even his cable-TV alter ego would have had trouble getting away with.
“A lot of sexual harassment stuff in the news of late,” the real Mr. David said. “And, uh, I couldn’t help but notice a very disturbing pattern emerging. Which is that many of the predators — not all, but many of them — are Jews.”
After a long grimace, Mr. David said, “I don’t like it when Jews are in the headlines for notorious reasons. I want, ‘Einstein Discovers the Theory of Relativity.’ ‘Salk Cures Polio.’ What I don’t want? ‘Weinstein Took It Out.’”[More]