Want to see a whole TV panel full of liberals go completely silent on air? I never thought to see it.
In this clip, Rachel Maddow is ranting forth about the “Ryan Budget,” which will hand out $1000 bills with which rich people may light their cigars and cause poor people to die in the street. There is general agreement from the other gasbags on the panel, and the audience responds obediently to the APPLAUSE sign.
Then Maher opens his mouth, and things get very quiet on the set.
Is it possible that somebody clued him in to the horrifying notion that when he and his friends talked about taking and redistributing the possessions of “the rich,” his friends weren’t exempting him? But he already gives so much!