Bill Maher to Jeffrey Lord: ‘Purity Police Nonsense’ That Got You Fired Has to Stop

Former CNN commentator Jeff Lord was part of Bill Maher‘s panel Friday night, and Maher ended the panel segment by revisiting how Lord got fired from CNN.

Lord mockingly tweeted “Sieg Heil!” to the President of Media Matters and was subsequently fired. Maher later criticized the network for that decision in an interview… on CNN.

And tonight, when Lord recounted the details to Maher, Maher reacted by saying, “This has to stop, this insane purity police nonsense that you have to go away because you made a little joke.”

Watch above, via HBO.

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