On HBO, Reid Trashes 'Concentration Camps,' 'Geneva Convention Level Threat'

NewsBusters | 6/29/2019 | Staff
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During Friday's Real Time, HBO host Bill Maher and his panel weighed in on the first Democratic debates, so not surprisingly, it did not take long for the guests to start trashing President Trump, calling him an “overt enemy of liberal democracy” and claiming there's “concentration camps” at the border. Believe it or not, Maher had the most rational analysis; repeatedly calling out his liberal guests for their double standards.

Guest Adam Gopnik, described the first debate as “a totally surreal charade” before complaining that people on stage acted “as though George Washington were still living in it...as though nobody wants to pay attention to the reality that the guy who is actually in it is an overt enemy of liberal democracy.”

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He also bashed Trump as “a guy who everyday does something to attack not just the norms or the premises of liberal democracy, who’s playing a scene out of Goodfellas with Vladimir Putin at the same time,” adding “we are living in the midst of a national emergency.”

MSNBC’s AM Joy host Joy Reid agreed that the Democratic contenders are “not taking seriously the threat that this President presents to democracy.” She argued that we cannot have “a standard immigration debate” because “what we have now is a debate over whether or not the United States is operating concentration camps at our border. We have an almost Geneva Convention level threat to people’s lives...We’re throwing kids in cages, we’re putting up military tents.”

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Maher had the audacity to point out that “people died when Obama was President in the...same situations” but that didn't stop Reid from ignoring that reality, ruling that the situation at the border “makes us look like the kind of country we used to send monitors to.”

After Reid finished her rant, Maher scorched liberals’ double standard when it...
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