"Everyone wants to see your jokes. CSPAN wants to see your jokes so they know who to go to with their cameras. The president’s people would like to see your jokes because they want to know what you’re going to talk about. I didn’t want anybody to see my jokes because I feel like if CSPAN knew who I was going to make fun of then the camera would be on them before I was finished with the joke.
I think it’s a good policy not to show anybody your jokes…They weren’t going to censor me at all… They literally put no restrictions on what I was going to say. I could’ve said anything I wanted. In some countries, if [you] were to say the things I said, you would be thrown into jail.”
McHale stars in the new cop thriller Deliver Us From Evil.
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