While Bill Maher is still a liberal that has leftist segments, he also manages to push out the occasional segment that speaks the truth about all the craziness that’s going on right now, especially when it comes to abject absurdities pushed by the radical left.
Recently, he did the right thing yet again, this time slamming the far-left’s stringent Covid policies and praising how DeSantis has handled things in Florida during a “Real Time with Bill Maher” segment that included Bari Weiss and Rep. Ritchie Torres (D-N.Y.) as guests.
Weiss, a former NYT employee, attacked the radical lockdowns and other stringent Covid measures alongside Maher, while the outnumbered Torres bizarrely defended the unpopular policies.
Speaking during the segment, Maher said that Florida has done the best during the pandemic, especially when compared against blue states, saying:
“I asked for the COVID deaths by state, this is per 100,000 people,” Maher said. “The worst is Mississippi. My home state [of] New Jersey, four, fourth worst. New York, sixth worst. West Virginia and Massachusetts are 10 and 11, right together. Could there be two states who are more unalike than West Virginia and Massachusetts? And the poster boy for keeping s*** open was Florida, they’re down at 17. So New York and New Jersey did worse than Florida.”
At that point, Torres jumped in to defend New York’s insanely restrictive policies, saying “We did worse because we’re a densely populated hub of international travel.” Read more