Video: Female Democratic lawmakers refuse to speak out against Bill Maher’s misogynism

posted at 4:15 pm on March 7, 2012 by Tina Korbe

The president and liberals want to talk about a “war on women”? How about the war on conservative women? It’s happening, but liberals prefer to stay silent about it — when they’re not directly waging it.

For years, comedian Bill Maher has been one of its generals. One of the most egregious examples of his disdainful derogation and objectification of women whose political ideology he despises was his disgusting denouncement of Sarah Palin as a “c-nt” at a live show in Texas last March. As, so far, I’ve never yet heard teenage girls affectionately refer to each other by that term (please may that always be the case!), I’d say Maher’s misogynistic vocab word was worse than Rush Limbaugh’s “sl-t.” (For the record, though, I wish that term were out of use, too.)

Nor do I recall Maher ever apologizing for his affront to SP. Yes, yes, I know: Sarah Palin is a national figure and Sandra Fluke is ostensibly a private citizen (more like a seasoned activist) — but, while that difference might make Limbaugh’s rant regrettable for another reason, it doesn’t make Maher’s laudable. At issue here is the language they used — language that President Barack Obama, to judge by his condemnatory remarks of Rush, supposedly wants to be eliminated from the public discourse entirely (and I agree — it should be!).

If that’s the case, how can the president possibly condone the Alabama Democratic Party’s decision to recruit Bill Maher to headline a fundraiser March 17? How can Obama not denounce the $1 million donation Maher made to his Super PAC?

Sarah Palin asked the same question in a recent tweet.

“Pres. Obama says he called Sandra Fluke because of his daughters,” she wrote. “For the sake of everyone’s daughter, why doesn’t his super PAC return the $1 million that he got from a rabid misogynist?”

If Obama is anything like the female Democratic lawmakers in the above video, though, he’ll opt to say nothing rather than vocally distance himself from Maher.

Another erstwhile soldier in the left’s war against conservative women is typically non-political-but-always-pushing-the-envelope comedian Louis C.K., whose one-time rant against Sarah Palin rivaled Maher’s worst insults in its crudity. Far from calling him out, the MSM has decided to reward him. The Radio and TV Correspondents Association invited him to host its annual black-tie dinner in June. (Somewhat O/T but important: I’ll forever think this bit from Louis C.K. is one of the funniest and most spot-on pieces of social commentary I’ve seen a comedian deliver. Notice that he didn’t have to insult a single female to be funny!)

Two examples among many. As Townhall.com’s Carol Platt Liebau pleads, “Uniform standards, please!

Update: Interestingly enough, Bill Maher recently came to the defense of Rush Limbaugh and said liberals should accept his apology. Still no apology from Maher to Palin, though.


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The idiocy on this website could fill an ocean.
SnarkVader on March 7, 2012 at 5:18 PM

But not the vast empty space between your ears.

tommyboy on March 8, 2012 at 9:46 AM

The left – full of folks who

Can’t
Understand
Normal
Thinking

Aquarian on March 8, 2012 at 5:50 AM

They understand just fine – they are simply dishonest.

“Machiavellian”

The right on the other hand is living in the past, and don’t have a clue that no one is fighting by any kind or rules that would be construed as fair. Either that or they are simply ill equipped to respond to lefty’s dishonest tactics. Andrew Breitbart got it.

“You have all these rules and you think they’ll save you.” The Joker, Batman Dark Knight.

Dr Evil on March 8, 2012 at 10:04 AM

The democrats have turned propaganda into an art form. Why else would wonderful conservative ladies like Margaret Thatcher and Sarah Palin be defined by the likes of Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, and Tina Fey. The hate that masquerades as humor that is constant from the left is mind boggling enough, but now they’re allowed to create history and it becomes historical fact even in movies. That’s why they need to control Hollywood, Broadway, literature, television, I would say colleges and universities but they’ve worked down into the elemtary/kindergarten levels, and even the news media. The republicans keep on rolling over and expecting reason and truth to win the day. I’m not so sure anymore.

mozalf on March 8, 2012 at 10:53 AM

So the Liberals
1) don’t want people to say god,
2) don’t want people to say SL*T
3) But it’s OK to say dumb twat, c*nt, and “so and so” uses a vibrator.

Got it.
Game on.

Let’s try those #3 words on Pelosi and Mooochelle and see what happens.

pastselldate on March 8, 2012 at 7:13 PM

No one expects better out of Skankowski. She’s not capable of better.

Jaibones on March 8, 2012 at 9:08 PM

New video: ShePAC strikes back at misogynist Bill Maher
By Michelle Malkin • March 8, 2012 10:52 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ISKQD7ytSk

ITguy on March 9, 2012 at 10:12 AM

“For the sake of everyone’s daughter, why doesn’t his super PAC return the $1 million that he got from a rabid misogynist?”

I have a better idea. Since Obama claims to be a Christian, he should tell his PAC to give the $1 Million to Mercy Ministries.

ITguy on March 9, 2012 at 10:15 AM

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