Maher Trashes Lindsey Graham: He Needs the ‘Stabilizing Influence of His Dead Boyfriend’
On Friday night, Bill Maher took some brutal shots Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) for his fiery speech during the Kavanaugh hearing.
After joking in the monologue that Graham is “familiar” with the “back door,” Maher discussed with his panel how there was a lot of “acting” coming from Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. CNN commentator April Ryan compared him to Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who she says “plays to an audience of one” (aka President Donald Trump).
“He was rehearsed. He talked about the press, he talked about the Clintons,” Ryan said. “He was too rehearsed. He was so bombastic.”
Maher told his panel that he didn’t believe that Kavanaugh’s 10-year-old daughter prayed for his accuser Dr. Christine Blasey Ford.
“He cried!” Ryan pushed back.
“That’s what actors do!” Maher exclaimed. “They make sh*t up!”
Maher then pivoted to the “Trumpifying” of people, including his SCOTUS nominee and the GOP senator from South Carolina.
“The fact that Trump can either find people like him or make him- Lindsey Graham needs the stabilizing influence of his dead boyfriend,” Maher quipped.
That was a clear reference to Graham’s close friend Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), who passed away this summer.
Getting a wild reaction from the audience, Ryan literally pointed and clarified that “he said it.”
“You won’t get my politically incorrect cooties on you,” Maher told Ryan.
Maher went on to call Graham’s speech a “performance” and questioned if he was eyeing a cabinet position in the Trump administration.
Watch the clip above, via HBO.
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