Bill Maher unloaded on former Congressman Eric Massa Wednesday night during an appearance on "Countdown with Keith Olbermann," telling guest host Lawrence O'Donnell that Massa predictably blamed a list of cliche factors for his decision to resign.
"When I see this creep give every possible excuse that he could when he was first defending himself, I thought 'wow,'" Maher told O'Donnell. "He goes right down the list. First he blames it on health, then he mentions his family. Then it's the climate in Washington. I thought 'OK, are we gonna get to personal responsibility? Are you gonna get to that part?' And darn-it if he didn't do it. 'Yes, I disappointed myself, cause I'm usually such an awesome dude.' And I thought 'Wow, you stuck the landing dude. You got every single one of them. Now please go kill yourself.'"
Maher wondered aloud how many repressed and closeted lawmakers work in Congress. "I would love to be a fly on the wall in that congressional steam room and see how many closet cases there are in this congress. I think the Vatican has less repressed homosexuals than the United States Congress."