FAST FIVE: "What Were You Like At 17?": Maher Defends Kavanaugh In Fiery Exchange With Liberal Guests
“What Were You Like At 17?”: Maher Defends Kavanaugh In Fiery Exchange With Liberal Guests On his show Friday night, Bill Maher and his panel got into a heated debate over the “new” allegations about Brett Kavanaugh – yes, the ones even his accuser can't remember.
Citing polling from 2018, Maher said that Democrats could have done better in the midterm elections had it not been for the Kavanaugh hearings: “People did not like going after a guy for what he did in high school.
“He probably did some shitty things in high school drunk,” he said. And when liberal guest Heather McGhee tried to jump in, asking “May the woman please speak about what this felt like?”, Sullivan shot her down immediately: “Please don't play that card.
You're making my point.” When Kavanaugh's temperament was brought up, Sullivan responded: “You try maintaining a good temperament when you're being accused of something, you had no idea it was coming at you, came at the last minute, and that happened years and years and years ago.” As McGhee tried to make the point that being a Supreme Court justice isn't just a “normal job”, Maher immediately fired back: “So you're saying at 17 you have to have your fully formed character?” He continued: “Live in reality, man.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg said glowing things about him- What were you like at 17?” You can watch the full clip, via Mediaite here: Tyler Durden Sat, 09/21/2019 – 18:45 Tags Politics.