He did more than just express remorse that Dick Cheney wasn’t killed in the suicide bombing while he was in Afghanistan, he outright explained why it would be best if Dick Cheney were assassinated. NewsBusters has the transcript:
Ridley: It’s one thing to say you hate Dick Cheney, which applies to his politics. It’s another thing to say, “I’m sorry he didn’t die in an explosion.” And I think, you know…
Maher: But you should be able to say it. And by the way…
Frank: Excuse me, Bill, but can I ask you a question? Do you decide what the topics are for this show?
Maher: Yeah, I decide the topics, they don’t go there.
Frank: But you exercise control over the show the way that she does over her blog.
Maher: But I have zero doubt that if Dick Cheney was not in power, people wouldn’t be dying needlessly tomorrow. (applause)
Scarborough: If someone on this panel said that they wished that Dick Cheney had been blown up, and you didn’t say…
Frank: I think he did.
Scarborough: Okay. Did you say…
Maher: No, no. I quoted that.
Frank: You don’t believe that?
Maher: I’m just saying if he did die, other people, more people would live. That’s a fact.
Forget Dick Cheney being replaced as Vice President, Bill Maher is convinced that it’s better if Dick Cheney isn’t even alive on this planet because more people will live as a result. And he insists that’s a fact.
Where’s he getting his information? Al Qaeda?