Bill Maher Blasts, “Ignorance Has Life And Death Consequences”
Bill Maher is by far one of the most watched, funniest men on cable television (and remember, my opinion counts because I used to be a rapper) ::Laughs::
In the last episode of HBO’s Emmy-nominated talk show, Real Time With Bill Maher, the socially aware, politically conscious, stand-up comedian confirmed his opinion that he thinks the United States of America is a stupid country.
Somebody isn’t too impressed with American culture and its citizens. He even made the analogy that the U.S. is like a college chick after two Long Island Iced Teas; “We can be talked into anything.”
Well it’s true. Seriously though, have you ever asked yourself, “How dumb am I?” If you haven’t, here’s an opportunity.
Do you know what the three branches of American Government are? Do you know what the acronyms “USDA” or “FCC” stand for? It’s OK. Take your time. I’ll wait.
Don’t feel too dumb. In the words of Will Durant, “Education is the progressive discovery of our own ignorance.”
Even if the majority of Americans are stupid or ignorant, there’s always an opportunity to learn. Right?
If you missed last weeks show, here’s a clip:
Here’s Bill O’Reilly’s response:
Now that you’ve seen two perspectives, do you think the United States is a stupid country?