Real Time with Bill Maher host Bill Maher is no stranger to controversy. After funneling more than a million dollars to reelect President Obama in the 2012 election and having said some of the more controversial statements of the election season. He is in hot water for calling deceased iconic singer Andy Williams a “Teabag Idiot”.
Maher has always held himself to a different standard than he does those in his industry. He publicly called for Rush Limbaugh’s ouster from the airwaves for referring to 30 year old Sandra Fluke a slut for her testimony concerning birth control on Capital Hill. At the same time he claimed that when he called Sarah Palin a “cu** on his show he said it wasn’t the same thing.
Andy Williams was known at the end of his life as a person who supported the conservative movement and the Tea Party which it spawned bringing down Maher’s wrath.
Here’s the full context, from Maher’s Twitter feed: