01/12/2015 01:10 pm ET Updated Jan 12, 2015

Why Tina Fey And Amy Poehler Skewered Bill Cosby At The Golden Globes

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At the Golden Globes, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler broke with good taste, but with a purpose.

The case against joking about Bill Cosby’s alleged sex crimes is pretty easy to make, and pretty hard to argue with. For the more than 20 women who've accused the comedian of rape or assault, a bit like the one Tina Fey and Amy Poehler performed last night at the Golden Globes probably isn’t very funny. In fact, having a personal trauma used for a laugh line on one of the most-watched stages in the world may be downright painful.

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