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Real Time with Bill Maher 

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Comedian and political satirist Bill Maher discusses topical events with guests from various backgrounds.
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Bill Maher ...  Himself - Host 470 episodes, 2003-2018
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Comedian and political satirist Bill Maher discusses topical events with guests from various backgrounds.

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He can handle the truth (season 10) See more »

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21 February 2003 (USA) See more »

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Real Time with Bill Maher: Electile Dysfunction '08 See more »

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Don Cheadle: [on the genocide in Darfur] I think that our government has to take some responsibility, too, in the fact that, right now, one of the main impediments to the process is the international criminal court, and that America is very reticent to allow any American citizen to come under that adjudication, which - okay, fine, come up with a secondary system. Which can be done. It was done in Rwanda. It can be done very quickly. It just - there's just no more time to be talking about it and be arguing ...
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Real only if you're a flaming liberal
22 September 2004 | by RNMortonSee all my reviews

Y'know, I voted for Kerry in 2004 and am rabidly anti-Bush, but this show still bugs me enough I can't make it through more than a few minutes. From the guy who used to be "Politically Incorrect", the only catch was 95% of the time he was "incorrect" only if you were a Christian or a conservative, neither of which was setting the standard of political correctness. Typically Bill and two liberal panelists team up on/talk over one conservative shill, when they dispose of him/her Maher moves on to conquer other territory. Bill occasionally comes up with a gem, but he's too fascinated by his own reflection and the sound of his voice, in his own way a young, decidedly leftist Bill Buckley. The idea of telling things as they actually are attracts me, but there often is more than one valid point of view and - despite the "Real" title - the deck seems stacked way too often with Maher.


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