Don Rickles

Three students at Baltimore’s Eastern Technology High School have been reprimanded for drawing a racist photo involving President Obama, on a classroom chalkboard last week. The drawing featured three hanging nooses, next to a burning cross, Ku Kl-x Klan stick figures, and the words “Barack Obama,” at the top,  followed by two racial epithets beneath his name.

In his more than 50-year career, comedian Don Rickles has been known to inject racism into his set, and his latest quip targeted President Obama. The 86-year-old was on hand to honor actress, Shirley MacLaine, at the AFI Life Achievement Awards, Thursday (June 7), where he used the platform to test a tasteless joke about the […]