What-about-ism after Roseanne: How we play the comparison game

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Roseanne Barr said something racist and her show got cancelled. There’s no need to spend a lot of time re-hashing what was said or why; Barr has a long history of racist vitriol, and it was only a matter of time before ABC decided she wasn’t worth keeping on their payroll.

The aftermath of Roseanne’s cancellation resulted in more than simple backlash from…