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Rep. Anthony Weiner and Bill Maher are both, obviously, looking down the road towards the inevitable ObamaCare fight in the Supreme Court and desperately hoping to craft some sort of conflict of interest narrative that might remove Justice Clarence Thomas -- a likely vote for overturning that pile of steaming socialism -- from the case. The Wall Street Journal's John Fund not only destroys that desperate talking point with inconvenient facts about a judge on the notorious Ninth Circuit, but in a beautiful act of intellectual judo, he effectively throws down the feminist card ... twice.
Argue with that, Lefties!
I must say that with all the personal vitriol and venom we've seen directed towards conservative women and Blacks lately, it was impressive to see (outside of a couple of harmless jokes) a substance-based debate surrounding Mr. and Mrs. Thomas. Maher can talk about Glenn Beck's behavior all he wants, but all of America knows that the only person melting down on cable right now is Chris Matthews. One can only imagine the spectacle that spittle-flecked ball of Bachmann rage would've made of himself had he been on the "Real Time" panel last night. Just hearing the names Clarence and Ginni Thomas would've likely split his skull wide open as he screamed
"APOSTATE!" Thankfully, Matthews wasn't there, though, and this ended up being a pretty good discussion.
It's also worth noting that on the very same evening Maher declared an end to Palin's political ascent, she was giving the speech of her life
Finally, I know there aren't a lot of Bill Maher fans in the Big Hollywood community, but give the man credit not only for inviting Fund on the show but for letting him get his points across. That's something the so-called mainstream media rarely allows.