Bill Maher slams Republicans for abandoning democracy – What We Know!

Bill Maher has returned to form and sharply criticized the Republican Party, arguing that conservatives are abandoning their commitment to democracy

After months of calling out progressives for his or her perceived missteps, liberal commentator Invoice Maher has returned to type and sharply criticized the Republican Occasion, arguing that conservatives are abandoning their dedication to democracy.

Within the new episode of his HBO present Actual Time on Friday, Maher argued that restrictive new voting legal guidelines, bitter acrimony over the 2020 election, and the US Capitol riot present that the GOP is keen to desert democratic ideas. 

‘Now many Republicans have determined that democracy is what’s incorrect with America,’ Maher mentioned in a monologue.

‘That’s just about the place of the Republican Occasion now, that you could vote for anybody you want, but it surely doesn’t rely if it’s not us. Heads we win, tails we coup,’ he added.

Invoice Maher has returned to type and sharply criticized the Republican Occasion, arguing that conservatives are abandoning their dedication to democracy

Trump is seen at a rally in Ohio on Saturday to endorse JD Vance

Trump is seen at a rally in Ohio on Saturday to endorse JD Vance

‘[Democracy] dies in plain sight as a result of sufficient folks assume democracy is a luxurious America can now not afford,’ he mentioned.

‘I do know that some folks wish to say there’s not a lot distinction between the events, however really in America 2022, there’s extra of a distinction between the events than there ever has been in American historical past,’ he mentioned. 

‘Democrats, for all their flaws, nonetheless see democracy because the essence of America—they see America and democracy as inextricably linked. They consider that one with out the opposite is unthinkable. Republicans? Thinkable.’ 

Maher went on: ‘Republicans now appear to be happy with America persevering with to exist as a rustic, however with out being a democracy.’

Maher went on to provide examples of Republicans who supposedly oppose democracy, together with Utah Senator Mike Lee. 

Maher cited Utah Senator Mike Lee as a Republican who supposedly opposes democracy

Maher cited Utah Senator Mike Lee as a Republican who supposedly opposes democracy

Lee in October 2020 tweeted: ‘Democracy isn’t the target. liberty, peace, and prospefity [sic] are. We wish the human situation to flourish. Rank democracy can thwart that.’ 

The pundit additionally struck out at Donald Trump’s loyalists who stormed the US Capitol on January 6, 2021 to disrupt the certification of Joe Biden’s election win. 

‘I’m no constitutional scholar, however I’m fairly positive it doesn’t say within the case of an election loss, break s**t and set up your man anyway,’ he mentioned. 

‘Lots of people drive themselves loopy asking Republicans for proof that Biden in some way stole the election. However that’s a idiot’s errand. Within the round logic of at present’s proper, the proof that the election was stolen is that they misplaced.’ 

At Trump's rally in Ohio on Saturday, a man wears a cross with a Trump shirt reading "Trump 2024, Cheated, Not Defeated in 2020"

At Trump’s rally in Ohio on Saturday, a person wears a cross with a Trump shirt studying ‘Trump 2024, Cheated, Not Defeated in 2020’

Maher struck out at Donald Trump's loyalists who stormed the US Capitol on January 6, 2021 to disrupt the certification of Joe Biden's election win

Maher struck out at Donald Trump’s loyalists who stormed the US Capitol on January 6, 2021 to disrupt the certification of Joe Biden’s election win

Nonetheless, Maher didn’t spare Democrats from criticism, saying that they have been targeted on ill-advised insurance policies resembling defunding police departments and instructing children ‘loopy s**t’ in colleges.  

‘The left at present is getting loads of issues incorrect,’ he mentioned, together with reframing ‘America as irredeemably racist.’ 

‘I get the panic, however options wanting junking democracy can and should deal with this,’ he added. 

‘However conservatives now sound creepily just like the generals in some nation the place they lastly experimented with democracy for the primary time, and properly, they didn’t prefer it a lot,’ he mentioned.