But it’s only amusing “until we remember we’re riding in the back,” Maher cautioned. “Then it’s not so fucking fun any more.”
Maher said the administration’s refusal to discount Sarah Palin, the 2008 vice presidential candidate and former Alaska governor, as a possible candidate for ambassador to Canada was merely one of its several distraction tactics.
“While you’re watching the clown screw the pony, they’re breaking into your car,” he said.
Maher then listed some things we we should actually be paying attention to, like the confirmation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s longtime adversary, Scott Pruitt, as its new chief, and Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn’s resignation as national security adviser amid allegations that he discussed U.S. sanctions against Russia with the Russian ambassador in the weeks before Trump took office.
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