“I agree that Donald Trump is a real aberration and a danger to our country but I don’t look to the FBI and CIA to try to unseat him,” Brennan said.
Nov. 3 loomed large as the show continued to swing comfortably back into full studio rhythm. Maher got to quit filming in his back yard last month.
Welcoming panelists, Daily Beast columnist Keli Goff and New York Times columnist Bret Stephens, he said, “There’s only four weeks left until the election is stolen. I am very excited.”
He’s hit on a new analogy to the Trump presidency, think Disney circa 1976. The movie Gus with Ed Asner and Don Knotts. A high school football team assigns a mule (Gus) to kick winning field goals. The other teams protest. The Gus guys say, according to Maher (probably paraphrasing), “‘Too bad, suckers. The rule book doesn’t specifically say the players have to be human. Everyone just assumed that. So f-ck you. We are going to do it.’ That’s Trump’s philosophy on everything. ‘If you don’t specifically write down that I can’t do something, I will.’”
“I got solar panels on my roof and it’s been three years and they are still not turned on… I can’t tell you how many inspections. We jumped through every hoop. It’s just corruption.”