George Carlin’s anti-cop album, recorded prior to 9/11, to be released next month

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SiriusXM announced on Wednesday it would be releasing an album of original material from comedy legend George Carlin on its “Carlin’s Corner” channel September 1st. It’s the first new material from Carlin to come to light since his death in 2008, and the reason behind its non-release quickly becomes apparent from the clip below.

Recorded just prior to 9/11, it includes material incredibly hostile to police officers, reverence for whom skyrocketed in the weeks and months after the terrorist attack.

Carlin’s frank admission that “when I was kid and went to the movies, we rooted against the police and for the crooks — and I still do” would not have gone over well in the days after 9/11.

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