Well, maybe he's not the absolute WORST comedian ever, but he is among the worst to actually make it to popular consciousness. I know of a few worse comedians. This is going to be a long one.
Firstly, he is NOT CONTROVERSIAL OR TABOO at all. The content of his material are out in the open already: racism, stereotypes, racial inequality, civil right violations, homosexuality, and anything else on FOX NEWS. It's stuff everyone talks about...openly. It's not edgy, it's tame. And you know what, by the time Ned gets the idea to write a joke about some issue in the news, about a thousand other people/talk show hosts/editorialists/cartoonists will