Bill Maher Stands Up For Rush Limbaugh, Decries Advertiser Intimidation

Bill Maher stood up for beseiged talk show host Rush Limbaugh via Twitter late Tuesday, tweeting “Hate to defend #RushLimbaugh but he apologized, liberals looking bad not accepting. Also hate intimidation by sponsor pullout.”

RELATED: Sarah Palin Demands Obama Super PAC Return Bill Maher’s Campaign Donation

Maher has come under fire from Limbaugh and others in recent days for his own previous sexist comments directed towards conservative women. Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin called upon President Obama’s Super PAC to give back Maher’s donation. “For the sake of everyone’s daughter, why doesn’t his super PAC return the $1 million he got from a rabid misogynist?” Fox News contributor Kirsten Powers also criticized Maher in a high profile column in The Daily Beast, calling him the “the grand pooh-bah of media misogyny” and asked readers to “[i]magine now the same joke during the 2008 primary with Michelle Obama’s name in it, and tell me that he would still have a job.”
(h/t Washington Examiner)

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