He clearly does not care whether some people will find him racist, mean-spirited or perverted.
Nor does it bother him that people will wonder about his sexual orientation, especially after bits like this. All he cares about is being true to his brand of comedy – love it or hate it – and to those who love it.
The most successful talkers have a well-defined worldview and the courage of their convictions. Rush Limbaugh has been that way from the early days of syndication when he defended the oil companies that raised gas prices in the run-up to the first Gulf War. Some listeners were angered by that position but Rush is a free-market guy and he’s willing to both live and die by market forces.
KFI/Los Angeles talkers John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou have proven fearless in their battles against tax increases and what they perceive to be the ineptitude and foolishness of California politicians. Seriously, have you ever listened to these guys? Their “heads on a stick” segment, in which they figuratively impale their enemies’ heads on stakes for public display is jaw-dropping radio. (…)
There are innumerable examples of how courage wins. To be clear, we’re not talking about the courage to be edgy or confrontational. We’re talking about the courage of one’s convictions – whatever they may be.
After all, Jerry Seinfeld could not be more different than Daniel Tosh. Yet it certainly took courage for Seinfeld to reject the blue, F-bomb laced style of comedy that dominated as he was coming up the ranks.