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Maher Mocks WWII Vets: ‘Nobody Said They Were The Brightest Generation’




By Noel Sheppard | October 5, 2013 | 16:24

 
Just when you thought Bill Maher couldn’t say anything more offensive than he already has, he outdoes himself.

On HBO’s Real Time Friday, the host during his opening monologue mocked World War II vets saying, “They're the greatest generation - nobody said they were the brightest generation” (video follows with transcript and commentary):




BILL MAHER: The other thing that apparently was so important for the Republicans to keep open was the World War II Memorial in Washington. That was closed, so a bunch of the World War II vets knocked down the barriers and stormed it. [Laughter]

And then I loved this, they posed for pictures with Michele Bachmann who showed up. Michele Bachmann, one of the people most responsible for shutting the bleep thing down. They're the greatest generation - nobody said they were the brightest generation. [Laughter]



Wow!

So in Maher’s world, even the last remaining survivors of those that defeated Hitler and Japan are to be ridiculed.

How can the folks at HBO abide this?
    


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I don't believe I've ever heard anyone say that of Maher. **nononono*  I don't believe I've ever heard anyone say he is funny. **nononono* In fact, I don't believe heard anyone say ANYTHING good about him. :troll:
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Re: Maher mocks WWII vets: 'nobody said they were the brightest generation'
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2013, 08:10:29 AM »
These "attention getting" statements are the only thing that keeps this little insignificant a**hole in the news.   :nometalk:
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Re: Maher mocks WWII vets: 'nobody said they were the brightest generation'
« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2013, 08:18:25 AM »
These "attention getting" statements are the only thing that keeps this little insignificant a**hole in the news.   :nometalk:
That's exactly it.
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Re: Maher mocks WWII vets: 'nobody said they were the brightest generation'
« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2013, 08:32:46 AM »
I hate what Maher said. But, I'll defend to my death his right to say it.

*note to self: let's not get carried away here...
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Re: Maher mocks WWII vets: 'nobody said they were the brightest generation'
« Reply #4 on: October 06, 2013, 08:42:14 AM »
Bill Maher is the Grand Canyon of a@@holes.
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Re: Maher mocks WWII vets: 'nobody said they were the brightest generation'
« Reply #5 on: October 06, 2013, 10:13:29 AM »
Bill Maher is the Grand Canyon of a@@holes.

The Grand Canyon isn't big enough to fit his. :dropjaw:
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Re: Maher mocks WWII vets: 'nobody said they were the brightest generation'
« Reply #6 on: October 06, 2013, 10:22:11 AM »
He ignores the accomplishments of the 'Greatest Generation', the following just in the 1940s:
e other inventions are



*1940*
-Duct tape
-Jeep
-Color TV
-Blood Bank
-Turing Machine
*1942*
-Penicillin
-Electronic Digital Computer
-Nuclear Recreation
*1943*
-Silly Putty-1943
*1944*
-Clue
-Mark 1 Computer
*1945*
-Atomic Bomb
-Slinky
-Tupperware
-Microwave
*1946*
-Bikini
-ENIAC
-Disposable Diapers
*1947*
-Kitty Litter
-Instant Photography
-Transistors
*1948*
-Chemical Demulsifiers
-SCRABBLE
-Velcro
*1949*
-LEGO


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Re: Maher mocks WWII vets: 'nobody said they were the brightest generation'
« Reply #7 on: October 06, 2013, 10:28:33 AM »
Inventions of the from 1900 to today, divided in decades: http://inventors.about.com/od/timelines/a/modern.htm

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Re: Maher mocks WWII vets: 'nobody said they were the brightest generation'
« Reply #8 on: October 06, 2013, 12:22:08 PM »
Bill Maher is the Grand Canyon of a@@holes.

He's the Marianas Trench of A**holes. Big and as low as you can go.  :finger:
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Re: Maher mocks WWII vets: 'nobody said they were the brightest generation'
« Reply #9 on: October 06, 2013, 01:47:09 PM »
nobody has beat this syphilitic sewer rat to death yet?.what a  waste of oxygen  **nononono*
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Re: Maher mocks WWII vets: 'nobody said they were the brightest generation'
« Reply #10 on: October 06, 2013, 01:53:56 PM »
Bill Maher even looks evil..kinda like Obama...you can see it in their face and you just know..
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Re: Maher mocks WWII vets: 'nobody said they were the brightest generation'
« Reply #11 on: October 06, 2013, 02:11:20 PM »
And Bill Maher's generation is the brightest evah!

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Re: Maher mocks WWII vets: 'nobody said they were the brightest generation'
« Reply #12 on: October 06, 2013, 03:46:13 PM »
Maher deserves loogies in his food.
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Re: Maher mocks WWII vets: 'nobody said they were the brightest generation'
« Reply #13 on: October 06, 2013, 09:13:52 PM »
I remember after 9/11, some conservatives like Dennis Prager were jumping to Maher's defense after Maher made his anti-military and anti-American comments, where he said "we've been the cowards." They were fooled into thinking that Maher was pro-military. These comments confirm that he is not.


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