Two Socialists Walk into a Bar…

Regular Right Guy

Bernie-Sanders-Bill-MaherNot quite, but Bill Maher’s interview with socialist Bernie Sanders this week could have almost been framed as a string of tedious barroom jokes. One too many rum and cokes, and even the most ardent socialist will puke up the tofu and get honest.

The Daily Beast:

On Friday night, political satirist Bill Maher felt the Bern, inviting the 74-year-old presidential candidate on his HBO program Real Time with Bill Maher to discuss his socialist agenda.

Maher endorsed the candidate and admitted that he “wanted to help [Sanders’] campaign” by demystifying the word “socialist” for Americans. “They hear socialist and they think herpes, Bernie!” he exclaimed.  

Then Bill gets to the demystifyin’…

“The tax revenue that we would get just from taxing the people who I think your fans think you’re talking about, the people who own a yacht, does not come close to covering what you want…

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Two Socialists Walk into a Bar…

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