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This sucks. This is stupid. Pew, pew, pew. When the special was released in January, word spread quickly among people with Down syndrome and their families and allies. Advocates started a petition to get Netflix to take it down.

Special Olympics athletes made personal pleas to Segura and Netflix in June.

'Retard doll' shocks Swedish shoppers

I watched the whole show. As he paced and grumbled, doing his black voice, his retarde voice, his Chinese-sex-worker voice, I became aware of my breathing, the twinge in my neck, the passage of time, the suck girl poreno people bandwidth. I thought about how he and his audience seemed to deserve each other. I thought about the hazards of getting offended by a comedian. This is the trap we fall into, we who make the mistake of caring.

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But here cute. Funny, right? But people with Down syndrome are not punch lines.