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“You know, talking to a person that don’t believe in God, what’s his moral barometer? It’s nowhere.” That topic was also covered in his New York Times No. In reference to that issue, on CNN Joy Behar asked Harvey, “You say in the book that you wouldn't go out with a woman, I guess, a woman should not go out with a man that doesn't believe in.” Harvey said, “No, I mean, why would you? But if you're an atheist, you're basing your goodness and morality on what?
” The exchange continued, Behar: “Do you believe that only people who are religious are ethical and moral? I just believe if you don't believe in, then where is your moral barometer?
Some have wondered why we don’t include NPR or PBS or even Comedy Central in our rankings.
The fact is, with a staff of three, focusing on the five major television news networks keeps us plenty busy.
Maher can be wildly entertaining, and although his brand of truth-telling can be off-putting for some, at times he has been the weekly antidote to the invective that has permeated our political discourse. But when I first heard the remark, I didn’t call for him to be fired — like Griffin was from CNN before God got the news. First, because I wanted to see if and how Maher would apologize. This was a welcome surprise, even though I don’t know if he would have been forthcoming if the public hadn’t pummeled him for his transgression. In this case, both Maher and Griffin bested the President.
But this remark went beyond political incorrectness. Even after they’ve behaved badly, most comedians refuse to apologize. And second, because I know what’s it like to have folk demand that you be fired for something you said that they found offensive.
The AV Club has written that Million Dollar Extreme "doesn’t tend to 'wink' when it’s ironically adopting the personas of scummy Internet denizens."Last year, Hyde and a fellow comedian carried out a bizarre prank that involved posting videos threatening Brianna Wu, the game developer who became a main target of the Gamer Gate movement.
They later told Buzz Feed News the campaign was meant to mock Gamer Gate itself, but the satire was indistinguishable from other, legitimate threats made against Wu.
The real shooters were later identified as Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik.While talking with Senator Ben Sasse about spending time in Nebraska, the comedian was asked, “Would you like to come work in the field with us? Senator, I am a house nigger.”One of the many ironies here is that Maher has mercifully pounced on Trump for a myriad of misstatements and misdeeds, and now he (like Kathy Griffin at nearly the same time) has pled guilty to the same charge. We have guested on each other's television programs over the years.I suppose this is why so many people have reached out to me to ask, specifically, what I make of Maher’s comment.They told commenters to spam the most-read articles on Breitbart with comments about Jews, and to "mention Sam Hyde and act like everyone is supposed to know who he is."Reached by email, Hyde told Buzz Feed News the Daily Stormer campaign and the larger trend of naming him as a suspect following shootings were part of an "anti-Semitic" bullying effort."They were targeting a bunch of people but I suppose my name is the one that stuck," he said as explanation for why his name keeps coming up over and over again following tragedies."It is definitely anti-Semitic because when this all started going down I was receiving a ton of emails with things written like 'you're dead Kike' and 'commie Jew Fuck' ...
I get why we refer to it as “the N-word.” But he did not say “the N-word,” to be clear.