The 25 Most Controversial Comedians of All Time

22. Lewis Black

Lewis Black’s shtick is to take on gigantic, complicated political matters and whittle them down into a hilarious, exasperated one-liner. Like Jon Stewart, Black does this  in large part to shame the news.

His stand-up is explicitly political, but rather than lean too far in one direction, he spews hate at both Democrats and Republicans equally. In the past, he’s joked: “What's the difference between a Democrat and a Republican? A Democrat blows, a Republican sucks.”

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