Bill Maher: Is the GOP made up of ‘magical thinkers’ who mistake ‘superstition for science’?
HBO’s Real Time host Bill Maher ended this Friday night episode with a “New Rules” segment that argued that Republicans positioned issues so that they were easily understood by “children” instead of an epistemology understood by adult, critical thinkers.
The grown-up answer to our massive national problems is “Identify them scientifically and prioritize.” The Republican answer is “There isn’t a problem, and anyone who tells you different is a liar who hates America. We don’t have to make hard choices. We just have to ignore science and math. That’s why God gave us values.”
Watch the full segment below, originally uploaded by Mediaite on August 24, 2012: