Maher Rips ‘Woke People’ Outraged at Halloween Costumes: Not Everything is Racist or Cultural Appropriation!
Bill Maher closed his show Friday night by blasting those who express outrage towards Halloween costumes.
During his “New Rules” segment, Maher warned of the “trap” some liberals fall for every year.
“Now I personally don’t care if you go trick or treating dressed as .01% of Elizabeth Warren,” Maher told his audience, “but the office of scolding justice warriors has decreed no hula girls, no Indian chiefs, no southern belles, no Daniel Boone, no geishas, ninjas, gypsies,mobsters, terrorists, No Cleopatra, pirates offend one-eyed people, you can’t dress as a hobo because it makes light of the homeless, you can’t dress as Quasimodo because it offends hunchbacks, you can’t dress as an escaped mental patient because it offends Kanye.”
The Real Time host slammed the outrage over the “sexy Handmaid’s Tale” costumes that were pulled by vendors because people were offended by the “ironic take of a character that doesn’t exist from a fictional world that never happened.”
“Not everything that merely alludes to another culture is racist or cultural appropriation,” Maher continued. “Halloween was always fun because it wasn’t PC. Not being PC was almost the whole point of the holiday, but now everything has to be turned into a federal case of snowflakes versus humor.”
He listed a bunch of stats, including how 80% of Americans believe political correctness is a problem and that the vast majority of minority groups agree.
“The majority of America is with the Democrats on the issues, they just find the woke people irritating as hell,” Maher said. “Nobody likes you, including the so-called ‘marginalized groups’ whose feelings you decide need protecting… When did liberals become the fun police? Does anybody remember when conservatives were the ones with sticks up their asses? We went from ‘Yes We Can!’ to ‘Oh, No You Didn’t!'”
Watch the clip above, via HBO.
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