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05/23/2013 12:18 pm ET

Former 'Saturday Night Live' Star Colin Quinn: Comedians Are Afraid To Make Fun Of President Obama (VIDEO)

Have comedians been cowed by Obama? Colin Quinn, stand-up comedian and former cast member of "Saturday Night Live," went after his cohorts for taking it easy on the President, saying, "in this country, for the last five years, nobody has made a joke about the President of the United States."

In conversation with host Josh Zepps on HuffPost Live, Quinn claimed that "the only person who's making jokes about President Obama in the last five years is him. He has to do it at the White House Correspondents dinner, that's how bad it's gotten."

The comedian blamed an atmosphere of political correctness, as "people don't make jokes about Obama because they're like, if you make a joke about President Obama, it's unconsciously, it's subconsciously racist." He expands on that topic and more in his new stand-up show "Unconstitutional."

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