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Tim Allen decries 'thought police,' political correctness in comedy

• by Sam Dorman

"What I got to do sometimes is explain -- which I hate -- in big arenas, that this is a thought police thing, and I do not like it. But when I use these words, this is my intent behind those words," he told "The View" on Monday.

"So as long as you understand my intent -- I still get people: 'Well, just don't say it,'" he said, mocking critics.

Co-host Joy Behar, also a comedian, had asked Allen about "pc culture" which she said made comedy "really hard."

"I think my act, if I ever brought that old act back, I'd be driven out of town," she said.