The “Real Time” host asked why they were so willing to give their politicians ― or at least the ones with the “magic” capital R after their names ― such an easy ride.
“Because if you have one of those [the capital R], you can get away with pretty much anything when it comes to selling out, cursing out or compromising your own country,” said Maher.
In just four weeks of office, Maher said Republicans had allowed GOP President Donald Trump to get away with things they would never have tolerated from former Democratic President Barack Obama and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
“I gotta say to all you flag-waving right-wingers who always say, ‘I’m not just gonna stand here and let you run down America’ ― you’re standing there and letting Trump run down America,” he said.
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