May 7, 2016

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Bill Maher knows how to push Donald Trump's buttons. Last night, he did it in front of a terribly rude, interrupting Ann Coulter in his New Rules segment. Thankfully for most of us viewers, she could only sit there and listen. Maher verbally assailed Coulter's dream candidate which was glorious and so well-deserved. Luckily, the format of New Rules prevents anyone from talking over the host. Here are some of Maher's zingers:

Yes, Donald Trump: who says that if Hillary Clinton was a man she wouldn't get 5% of the vote and if Trump was a man, he'd stop whining like a little bitch...Does anyone fit the stereotypical 50's description of a woman better than Donald Trump?...and yet he's the one with the penis. He accuses Megyn Kelly of being menstrual, but for him, that time of the month is ALWAYS. Has there ever been anyone more thin-skinned? I made a joke about his father being an orangutan once and he marched into court with his birth certificate and sued me. Because he's a whiny little bitch and if he's not suing you, he's threatening to sue you or spill the beans...Who gets more hysterical than Lady Donald Trump? He makes Lindsey Graham look like Vin Diesel.

It seems the best way to get under Trump's skin is to use the same sort of ad hominem attacks as the Donald. Maher will certainly get a rise out of the bloviating Cheeto-colored man who is now the presumptive nominee of the Republican Party. Maher also listed his bankruptcies, which are unusually numerous.

He ties Trump to Rex Harrison's performance in 'My Fair Lady' where he denigrates women as being incapable of thinking, irrational, thin-skinned and not that bright. Yet, Trump exhibits all these characteristics much more overtly than any woman, especially Hillary Clinton, whom he labels as the only candidate 'with balls.' Bravo, Maher. Brace yourself for the inevitable barrage of stupid insults that is imminent.

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