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Maher Attacks Ten Commandments As 'Dumb, Ancient Bronze Age List'

June 22nd, 2024 10:11 AM

When it comes to HBO’s Bill Maher, you can sometimes take the liberalism out of the atheist, but you cannot take the atheism out of the liberal. Reacting to Louisiana passing a law that mandates the Ten Commandments be displayed in all public school classrooms on Friday’s Real Time, Maher didn’t just attack the idea as a violation of the First Amendment, but claimed the Ten…

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Bill Maher: Stormy Daniels Was a 'Bad Witness,' Flip-Flopped to Victim

May 11th, 2024 2:02 PM

On Friday night's Real Time, Bill Maher complained about how the Democrats "blew it at every turn" on creating legal problems for Trump, so now before the election, "it's Stormy or bust." Even there, Maher argued porn star Stormy Daniels is a "bad witness" because she has changed her story in front of this jury. When Maher interviewed her in 2018, she was empowered. Now she's a victim…

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Bloomberg Columnist Claims Trump Trial Doesn't 'Get Much Attention'

May 4th, 2024 2:00 PM

Bloomberg Businessweek columnist Joshua Green mourned on Friday’s Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO that the media has been covering the demonstrations on college campuses across the country and not Donald Trump’s hush money trial. Not only is surging anti-Semitism among college students a newsworthy topic, but it is simply not true that Trump’s trial has been removed from newscasts.…

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Meacham Declares It 'A Patriotic Duty' To Vote For Biden

April 20th, 2024 12:12 PM

Presidential historian and frequent MSNBC talking head Jon Meacham traveled to HBO and Real Time with Bill Maher on Friday to wax poetic about “there is a patriotic duty” to vote for Joe Biden and that any Republican who votes for Donald Trump needs to stop and heed the words of George Washington.

NewsBusters Podcast: Harsh Bill Maher Bluntly Backs Child Murder

April 15th, 2024 10:48 PM

On his Real Time show on HBO, Bill Maher bluntly agreed that abortion is murder, and he favors it, since there are eight million people on Earth already. Journalists and comedians scream "False" when people tell the truth about Democrats favoring abortion until birth. And NPR's new CEO sends a love note to staff without engaging with an insider's account of leftist bias.

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Bill Maher Implies Ronna McDaniel's More Dangerous Than the Communists

April 1st, 2024 6:00 AM

On Friday night's Real Time, somehow the discussion of NBC/MSNBC hiring and quickly firing former RNC boss Ronna McDaniel turned into a discussion of the Communist Party. Bill Maher implied that McDaniel was more of a danger to democracy than the Communist Party USA ever was.

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Swisher Decries Lack Of Serious Debate, Labels Murdoch 'Uncle Satan'

March 23rd, 2024 11:02 AM

Liberal journalist and podcaster Kara Swisher took her book tour to HBO and Real Time with Bill Maher on Friday to offer up several contradictory claims. Swisher claimed to be for debate while defending collusion between the government and social media companies and labeled Rupert Murdoch “Uncle Satan” while lamenting the lack of serious debate.

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Mace Calls Out Ex-Clinton Operative Stephanopoulos 'Rape Shaming' Her

March 16th, 2024 2:00 PM

Republican Rep. Nancy Mace joined Democratic Rep. Ro Khanna on Friday’s edition of HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher where she tussled with the pair over her take on her Sunday interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos. Mace accused Stephanopoulos of “rape shaming” her for supporting Donald Trump, which she had no patience for considering he is “a guy who covered for the Clintons.”

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De Niro Claims '******* Moron' Trump Will 'Come Looking For Me'

March 12th, 2024 11:29 AM

Prior to Sunday’s Oscars, actor Robert De Niro traveled over to HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher to warn that if Trump wins in November, then Trump will “come looking for me.” Later, on Monday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! on ABC, De Niro claimed Trump is simultaneously “so [bleep] stupid” and a “[bleep] moron.”

FLASHBACK: The Liberal Media Hate-Storm After Justice Scalia’s Passing

February 18th, 2024 10:30 AM

Eight years ago this week, as the nation mourned the loss of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, left-wing pundits unleashed an appalling storm of hateful comments about the longtime conservative jurist, slashing him as “regressive,” “cruel” and “reprehensible.”

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Maher And MacFarlane Battle Over Trust In Journalists

January 27th, 2024 1:40 PM

HBO Real Time host Bill Maher and actor and direct Seth MacFarlane had an argument on Friday over whether or not journalists can be trusted. MacFarlane accused Maher of doing “exactly what Donald Trump wants” while Maher accused MacFarlane of being a partisan who wants to “feel good.”

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Sullivan Tells MSNBC Anchor His Network Is 'Propaganda All The TIme'

January 20th, 2024 2:11 PM

MSNBC chief legal correspondent and host of The Beat, Ari Melber joined author and newsletter publisher Andrew Sullivan on the season premiere of HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher on Friday where he struggled to defend his employer against Sullivan’s charge that the network is simply “propaganda all the time.”

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Ready for ‘24? Here’s a Look at 2023’s Most-Read Items on NewsBusters

December 31st, 2023 2:53 PM

2024 is bound to be not only one of the most monumental years in American history, it ventures to be among the most chaotic. So, before we dive head first into 2024 at midnight, let’s look back one last time at 2023 to look at what stories you, the readers, visited the most on NewsBusters. As always, we can’t thank you enough for not only your readership, but also financial support. Amid a…

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Comedy Cowards: Late Night, ‘SNL’ (Mostly) Ignore Antisemitism Spike

December 16th, 2023 1:30 PM

Give “Saturday Night Live’s” disastrous Ivy League presidents sketch a little credit. The show indirectly acknowledged the anti-Jewish sentiment flooding the country following the Oct. 7 Hamas attacks on Israel.