There were numerous contentious moments in Bill Maher's "Real Time" interview with conservative pollster Frank Luntz, but perhaps the most compelling was an off-the-cuff response to Luntz's congratulating the host on being renewed for two more seasons.

After remarking on the renewal, Luntz quipped, "You should be a Republican."

Maher's response is absolutely priceless. Watch the full interview above; this particular exchange takes place starting at about 4:30.

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