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Bill Maher Puts The Kennedy vs. Reagan Debate To Rest

11/23/2013 11:21 am ET

Bill Maher delivered an impressive comparison of John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan on Friday Night's "Real Time," concluding of course that JFK wins the competition, hands down.

Maher understands that politics is tribal, and Republicans will never feel the way Democrats do about JFK, but he wants to know: "Can we at least agree that Kennedy was cooler?"

"I mean, sorry, but our liberal icon was a smart, sexy war hero who said he wanted to go to the Moon. Yours was an old fuddy-duddy who tried to rock denim."

"Don Draper vs. Rooster Cogburn," and "James Bond vs. Matlock" are just a few of the other ways Maher compared the two political idols. He thoroughly explained why Kennedy's style, friends (The Rat Pack), and era (the 60s) were all more favorable than Reagan's -- and Maher has pictures of himself from the 80s to prove it.

"JFK was far from perfect, but he was a true wit and a sex machine, and he knew how to wear a pair of shades. Reagan was an amiable square in a cowboy hat who had sex with a woman he called "Mommy"."

Watch the clip above.

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