On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher argued that Democrats lost white working voters, and “Democrats have become, to a lot of Americans, a boutique party of fake outrage and social engineering, and they’re not entirely wrong” while he hoped the left would change course on “your political correct bullsh*t” and Islam.
Maher said Trump’s election is “total backlash. I think — I feel like what happened was, for the last eight or 10 years, the liberals have been telling white people in America your time has passed, and so they made them feel like a minority, and then they went out and voted like a minority.”
He added, “[T]he Democratic Party…sort of lost the white working man. That’s what they used to have, and they made the white working men feel like your problems aren’t real, because you’re man-splaining, and you’re you know — check your privilege, but, you know what, if your life sucks, you — your problems are real. And you know what, what should I do, cut my dick off and check my privilege?”
Maher further argued that if there was a silver lining in Trump’s election, “it’s the two issues I have been on the case of liberals for, and they’ve been booing me about this for years, and maybe they’ll listen. One is political correctness. … You’re outrageous with your political correct bullsh*t, and it does drive people away. And two, Islam. … Democrats, there’s a terrorist attack, and Democrats’ reaction is, don’t be mean to Muslims instead of how can we solve the problem of sh*t blowing up in America?”
He concluded, “Democrats have become, to a lot of Americans, a boutique party of fake outrage and social engineering, and they’re not entirely wrong about that.”
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