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Mitch Kahle's Avatar Jump to comment 12 by Mitch Kahle

I enjoy Bill Maher's show "Real Time"; he's jumped on religion where George Carlin (RIP) left off.

That's all good, but in general I don't think Maher is all that smart. Certainly not in the way George Carlin was smart, with his razor-sharp wit and biting sarcasm.

Most of the time Maher simply states the obvious and acts pissed off about it. He is very condescending to his audience, which is annoying, and he obviously has little respect for women.

Maher would be more likeable if he could demonstrate a little humility and show some respect for reasonable people when they don't happen to agree with his opinions.

On a scale of 1 to 10, I'd give Carlin an 11 (comic genius) and Maher a 6 (just above average).

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 00:52:00 UTC | #442237