During the opening monologue of his last show of the season, HBO’s Bill Maher slammed President Donald Trump for his callous response to the California wildfires and other disasters.
“Trump’s response was to blame the victims, withhold federal funds,” Maher said, referring to Trump’s tweet blaming forest management for the deadly fires.
There is no reason for these massive, deadly and costly forest fires in California except that forest management is so poor. Billions of dollars are given each year, with so many lives lost, all because of gross mismanagement of the forests. Remedy now, or no more Fed payments!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 10, 2018
He continued on: “This is what he does every time there’s a national disaster. Wildfires? Mismanaged your forest! Mass shooting? You should have been armed! You know…Hurricane? Your island is very inconveniently located. His response to every tragedy is ‘How can I hurt?’”
Maher then said this: “He is to empathy what food courts are to ambiance.”
Watch above, via HBO
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