On Real Time, HBO’s Bill Maher rolled his eyes and mocked the now famous portrait of 2016 GOP presidential front-runner Ben Carson posing with “Jesus in a bathrobe.”
“I know the Constitution says there can be no religious test for holding office,” Maher began. “But, sorry, you can’t get you hands on the nuclear launch codes if you own a painting of yourself with Jesus in a bathrobe.”
“This is a painting that hangs in Ben Carson’s home of him and Jesus apparently enjoying a spa day,” Maher continued. “So, yes, you can believe whatever you want and still run for office, but it’s got to work the other way too. As a voter, it’s perfectly fine for me to say ‘Uh-uh, Dr. Giggles. Because, you sir, are a clear and present ding-dong.'”
Watch the video below from HBO:
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With Cruz attempting to defend Donald Trump's honor with regard to his Ukraine scandal, the incredulous Todd brought up Trump attacking Cruz's wife, accusing him of an extramarital affair and saying he may not have been born in the U.S. during the 2016 campaign.
“I appreciate you dragging up all that garbage, that’s very kind of you,” Cruz shot back.