Bill Maher says liberals are killing comedy

HBO’s "Real Time" host Bill Maher revealed that he’s "had a much better time" now that he does not draw his show’s audience "strictly from liberal sources" in an interview with comedian Jim Ross on Friday. Ross quickly agreed, saying, "I appreciate Jerry, who is not necessarily thought of as an edgy comedian, sticking up for comedy as an art form".

So if he's feeling that people are too politically correct these days, perhaps it's true. "Too sensitive!" replied Maher. Comedy is medicine. It’s the best medicine, laughter.

That’s sort of the same thing that Maher says, noting that Jerry Seinfeld is the farthest thing from politically incorrect. "You don't want it watered down; you want it potent", he said. We have a responsibility to shine a light on the darkest aspects of society. Ross stated people "should become more thick-skinned...some of these ‘PC’ police should try that - not taking themselves so seriously, not taking everything so seriously".

"That’s what was so great about roasting criminals", he added.

Maher reiterated what he’s said before about liberals being "definitely more PC" than conservatives.

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