Maher: ‘Isn’t Denying Racism Itself a Form of Racism?’

HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher wondered “isn’t denying racism itself a form of racism?” on Friday.

Maher, who back in January said, “liberals hate bullying all right, but they’re not opposed to using it. When they casually throw out words like ‘bigot’ and ‘racist,’ it does cow people into avoiding this debate [about radical Islam],” remarked, that while political correctness is mostly a phenomenon of the left, “There’s some political correctness on the right too. There are words you can’t say on the right. … [one] is ‘racism.’ And this was proved this week…let me just kind of flesh out some of the quotes I was alluding to, this is of course about the shooting in South Carolina. Jeb Bush, ‘I don’t know what was on his mind.’ Trump, ‘The tragedy is incomprehensible.’ Nikki Haley, ‘We will never understand what motivates to enter one of our places of worship and take the lives of another.’ Mark Sanford, remember him from South Carolina? ‘It’s clearly the work of the devil.’ … They hate being called racists, conservatives, but isn’t denying racism itself a form of racism?”

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