Bill Maher’s vs Red States
Bill Maher: Red states wish they were us

By Shawn Langlois

Published: Feb 25, 2019 9:48 a.m. ET  74 

Bill Maher, the outspoken host of HBO’s “Real Time,” has understandably never been a favorite of the right, and he didn’t exactly endear himself to his legions of haters with his latest slam of Middle America.

‘The flyover states have become the passed over states. That’s why red state voters are so pissed off. They don’t hate us, they want to be us. They want to go to the party. It’s like we’re the British royal family, and they’re Meghan Markle’s dad.’

That’s just a snippet from Maher’s closing segment on Friday’s “Real Time.” His lampooning of everywhere between the coasts went on for several minutes.

“The blue parts of America are having a big prosperity party, while that big sea of red feels like their invitation got lost in the mail. And they still use the mail,” he said. “They turn on the TV and all the shows take place in a few hip cities, there’s no ‘Real Housewives of Toledo’ or ‘CSI: Lubbock.’

Jokes aside, the overarching point of his bit was that Amazon A

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