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May 02, 2010

Bill Maher is a Tiny Friggin Idiot

Roundtable today with Jake Tapper on the 'now imperative to the narrative' oil disaster.

You can move it up to 3:40 to hear Maher's claim, that Brazil "got off oil" in the last 30 years.

I've worked in Brazil, through the 90s, actually up till 2006. They were kinda living on oil Bill. They still are. Just like the rest of the nations with growing economies (or trying to grow again).

Got. Off. Oil.

Will challenges this goofy assertion around 6:20 by asking "are you wearing blue jeans and also what the hell are you blathering about regarding Brazil and oil again?"

Maher: "I uh, believe they did, I believe they had a program in the 70s to use sugar cane to produce ethanol...blah blah I don't know what the hell I'm talking about"

He couldn't say "fuck". Kinda messes up his delivery in a room with adults and also Katrina vanden Heuvel and Al Sharpton.

This is what passes for a panel of informed media experts on ABC.

I saw this earlier today but wiped it from my mind until Rosetta reminded me about it.


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