Kimmel at WHCD: Difference Between Maher and Limbaugh - 'People Who Watch Maher Know He’s An A--hole'

Jimmy Kimmel attacked conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh at Saturday's White House Correspondents' Dinner first calling him a slut and then jabbing him with a juvenile prescription drug joke.

The comedian also took a shot at HBO's Bill Maher while bashing Limbaugh and his "extreme" right-wing fans (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary, mild vulgarity warning):


The bit began with Kimmel asking the crowd, “Hey, is that slut Rush Limbaugh here?”

This actually met with total silence from the audience. So Kimmel continued saying, “People are still upset with Rush for comments he made about Sandra Fluke. But you know what? There’s a reason Mr. Limbaugh said what he said, and that reason is Percocet."

Frankly, I’d expect more from Kimmel than a simple prescription drugs joke about the conservative talk radio host. Those are a dime a dozen on MSNBC.

But Kimmel eventually broadened his line of attack.

“And by the way, just to clear things up for the extreme right-wingers, here’s the difference between Bill Maher and Rush Limbaugh: the people who watch Bill Maher know he’s an a--hole.”

Actually, if Kimmel's right, that's something Limbaugh and Maher fans have in common.

The people who listen to Rush ALSO know Maher’s "an a—hole."

Noel Sheppard
Noel Sheppard
Noel Sheppard, Associate Editor of NewsBusters, passed away in March of 2014.