Comics weigh in on Trevor Noah: "It's not because the jokes are offensive, it's because they're terrible"

After a number of controversial old tweets containing sexist and anti-Semitic jokes came to light

Published March 31, 2015 4:38PM (EDT)

Future "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah came under fire this morning after people discovered that a number of his tweets -- mostly from a few years ago -- contained jokes with anti-Semitic or sexist content. Naturally, his fellow comics took to Twitter to weigh in on the incident, and most of them seem to find the whole affair ridiculous; as most comedians know firsthand, the road to hilarity is often paved with tasteless duds. Here's what people had to say:

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