I didn’t take offense to it. I laughed at it!!

Sacha Baron Cohen Upset By Reaction To “Borat”
Sacha Baron Cohen, known for his misunderstood Borat character, is disappointed by the number of people who have taken offense to the comedy.
Rolling Stone magazine says producers of the movie – which pokes fun at stereotypes – are dealing with plenty of headaches, which began by underestimating the film’s potential impact. While Kazakhstan citizens who appear in the movie threaten legal action against filmmakers, a saddened Cohen says the joke was supposed to be on the ignorance of western culture, not on Kazakhstan itself.
“I was surprised because I always had faith in the audience that they would realize that this was a fictitious country (sic) and the mere purpose of it (the film) was to allow people to bring out their own prejudices,” says the British comedian.
“The reason we chose Kazakhstan was because it was a country that no one had ever heard anything about, so we could essentially play on stereotypes they might have about this ex-Soviet backwater. The joke is not on Kazakhstan. I think the joke is on people who can believe that the Kazakhstan that I describe can exist – who believe that there’s a country where homosexuals wear blue hats and women live in cages.”