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Bill Maher railed against the 2016 GOP field on Friday’s “Real Time,” dubbing Ted Cruz “the scariest Hispanic to come out of [Texas]” since Javier Bardem’s portrayal of assassin Anton Chigurh in “No Country for Old Men.”
Maher initially introduced the 2016 field as a group of “corporate a**lickers” who were trying to “sign up mega-rich donors like Sheldon Adelson before one of the other guys in the pack blows him first.”
He then went after each candidate individually, calling Rick Perry an “Evangelical Texas sh*t-kicker with limited intellect” to draw a comparison between him and George W. Bush. Maher was tamer in his mockery of Marco Rubio, referencing his reaching for a water bottle during his State of the Union response and saying that most Americans couldn’t tell the difference between him and Elian Gonzalez.
Maher then turned to Ted Cruz, who he said was “a real a**hole” who “oozed down from Canada,” was “the scariest Hispanic to come out of [Texas] since Javier Bardem in ‘No Country for Old Men,’” and is “what you’d get if Ayn Rand had half a sex-change and moved to Waco.”
He then said that while Rand Paul has “some good ideas,” he also had “crazy ones” and said that Paul was like a Swiss Army Knife where half the parts are “q-tips and AIDs needles.”
Maher also argued that Mike Huckabee “represents conservatives who are still pretty sore about Obama being black,” while saying that Ben Carson was the GOP’s “black friend du jour,” and an “insane, paranoid liar who will say absolutely anything.”
He concluded by making fun of Chris Christie’s weight, Jeb Bush’s association with former President George W. Bush, and saying that Mitt Romney was boring.