"Real Time" big Bill Maher suggested it's not excessively precocious for Democrats to dump President Biden astatine nan DNC normal this summertime pursuing nan explosive typical counsel report.
During a sheet chat Friday night, Maher revived his nickname for nan president, "Ruth Bader Biden," pursuing Special Counsel Robert Hur's revelations astir Biden's cognitive abilities.
"I said he was going to beryllium nan Ruth Bader Ginsburg of statesmanlike politics… He stayed excessively agelong astatine nan fair," Maher said. "Bubbling up this week… he won't do nan Super Bowl interview, which is not a difficult one, mixing up each nan world leaders and past this study that came out."
"Republicans are superb astatine utilizing this. This is simply a small spot for illustration nan Comey letter, a small for illustration nan Starr report," he later said.
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Maher recalled comments Biden made during nan 2020 predetermination rhythm erstwhile he referred to himself arsenic a "bridge" for Democrats, insisting that was a "big hint" that he wasn't intending to activity reelection.
"He said ‘I spot myself arsenic a bridge’ that's collapsing," Maher quipped. "'I spot myself arsenic a bridge.' I publication that arsenic 1 term. And I conjecture nan mobility now is, is it excessively late? And I don't deliberation it is because I still deliberation you tin do it astatine nan convention. People person said to me, 'Oh, that's ridiculous. They'll look like-' They'll look for illustration nothing. Nobody gives a f--- what they do astatine nan convention."
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"You tin move him retired astatine nan convention… If a feline says 'I can't run,' past you person to do it. Then it has to beryllium personification else. Then it's an unfastened convention. We've had unfastened conventions galore times… They make it up arsenic they spell on anyway. It's politics," Maher later added.
While Maher was mostly dismissive of nan Hur probe, he did person immoderate nosy astatine nan disbursal of nan president during his opening monologue, first going aft him complete his determination to skip nan Super Bowl question and reply for nan 2nd twelvemonth successful nan row.
"We're not asking him to spell connected ‘Dancing pinch nan Stars,’" Maher joked.
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He later poked nosy astatine Biden mixing up Egypt pinch Mexico during Thursday night's property convention erstwhile talking astir Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.
"In nan mediate of explaining that he's perfectly good and he doesn't operation things up, he mixed up who nan president of Egypt El-Sisi and said he was nan president of Mexico. This is for illustration claiming successful beforehand of your woman that you're not a cheater erstwhile nan burner telephone goes off," Maher joked. We knew he was aged erstwhile we elected him, alright? Joe- he's for illustration that goldfish you get astatine nan fair- don't get attached."
He continued, "And who hasn't mixed up nan president of Mexico and nan and nan president of Egypt? I erstwhile invited nan leader of Egypt to a meal statement erstwhile I meant to induce nan president of Mexico. Then it was like, 'Oh, I dream you for illustration tacos!"