‘The Simpsons’ Attacks Trump as 'Our Draft-Dodging President'

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January 6th, 2019 9:32 PM
The Simpsons took aim at President Donald Trump in a subtle manner in season 30 episode 11, titled “Mad About the Toy” which aired on Sunday night.
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‘The Simpsons’ Claims Jim Crow-Era Racism Is 'Now Everywhere'

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December 2nd, 2018 10:33 PM
The Simpsons repeated the popular left-wing narrative of rampant racism in the United States in season 30, episode nine, titled “Daddicus Finch,” which aired on Sunday night.
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'Simpsons' Fetishizes Crucifix, Labels Christanity 'Dopey Religion'

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May 21st, 2018 1:40 AM
Adult cartoons may be known for poking fun at just about anyone and anything, and it may be good to keep a sense of humor and not take them too seriously, but still, there are times when their lampooning can be a bit much. Case in point, Sunday’s episode of Fox’s The Simpsons, “Flanders’ Ladder,” which labeled Christianity a “dopey religion” and…

Simpsons Creator on Apu: ‘People Love To Pretend They’re Offended’

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May 2nd, 2018 3:14 PM
Being offended can only get one so far. Just look at the liberal media. After many news outlets criticized The Simpsons for the character of Apu, for being an “Indian stereotype,” the show’s creator, Matt Groening, finally addressed the controversy. But not quite the way the left wanted him to.
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ObamaCare Car Destroyed to Cheers in ‘Simpsons’ Demolition Derby

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April 30th, 2018 2:42 AM
In the April 29 episode of Fox’s The Simpsons, “Forgive and Regret,” the Legends of Demolition Derby comes to Springfield and Homer’s old car is entered. His car makes it to the final round and the challenging car is called "Car-rak Obama’s Affordable Healthcare Mobile," which, the announcer adds, “You can’t kill no matter how hard you try.…

Apu Voice Actor Offers Up Own Job As Reparations for ‘South Asians’

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April 25th, 2018 3:17 PM
“Thank you, don’t come again.” Hank Azaria, the voice behind many classic Simpsons characters, has decided that now may be the time to move on from his time playing everyone’s favorite Kwik-E-Mart owner, Apu.
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ABC Slams The Simpsons: ‘Retire’ ‘Racist’ ‘Stereotypical’ Apu

April 11th, 2018 12:26 PM
ABC’s Good Morning America on Tuesday slammed The Simpsons, fretting about the “racist,” “stereotypical” portrayal of the character Apu. The show joined the chorus of liberal outlets unhappy with how the veteran comedy dealt with complaints about the Indian American Apu. 

NYT Whines About Stereotype of Simpsons' Apu: A Hurtful ‘Dismissal'

April 10th, 2018 3:48 PM
The New York Times takes cartoons very seriously, criticizing the long-running Fox comedy The Simpsons for its humorous stereotyping of Indian convenience-store owner Apu. Sopan Deb has the latest on the gripping saga of a humorless comedian who made a documentary, “The Problem With Apu,” attacking The Simpsons for its purportedly racist stereotyping. Never mind that the Simpsons is…

'The Simpsons' Hilariously Memorializes Clinton Campaign

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April 30th, 2017 10:11 PM
I have to give it to The Simpsons on this one. They know when something is clearly past its time. This week’s episode of the Fox sitcom tackles two things that just didn’t die fast enough: the Pokémon Go fad and Hillary Clinton’s campaign. 

'The Simpsons' Lampoons PC-Obsessed College Students

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April 2nd, 2017 9:23 PM
In a move uncommon for FOX, Sunday night’s episode of The Simpsons, “Caper Chase,” ridiculed the “highly-entitled wusses” that attend America’s universities. When Mr. Burns tries to endow a Department of Nuclear Plant Management at his alma mater, Yale University, he comes face to face with the horror that is today’s college campus: easily offended,…

‘Everybody Gets a Trophy’ Philosophy Blasted on FOX’s ‘The Simpsons’

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March 19th, 2017 10:59 PM
It’s no secret that the Millennial "snowflake" generation is known for always needing support and praise, even if it's not deserved. This mentality of celebrating mediocrity is hilariously spoofed by FOX’s The Simpsons.

Columnist: Trump an Enemy of the Media, Just Like Hugo Chavez

February 24th, 2017 5:19 PM
Almost fifteen years ago, South Park paid tribute to a trailblazing animated TV series by calling an episode “The Simpsons Already Did It.” According to Columbia Journalism Review columnist Joel Simon, regardless of the current hubbub over President Trump’s media-bashing, several “Latin American populist” heads of state, including the late Venezuelan president Hugo…
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Donald Trump Literally Trolled on FOX’s ‘The Simpsons’

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February 19th, 2017 11:30 PM
Without question, Donald Trump has been portrayed on virtually every media outlet for the past two years, mostly in bad taste. The trend continues on FOX’s The Simpsons.

FOX Has Bill O’Reilly 'Killing Hannity' on ‘The Simpsons’

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January 8th, 2017 10:17 PM
For the second time this season, Bill O'Reilly is a topic of ridicule on The Simpsons. This time, Bill gets some free press for his Killing book series (Killing Jesus, Reagan, Lincoln, Kennedy, etc.), but at the expense of a fellow conservative, natch.