In his view, it’s part of an important battle against censorship.
He elaborated on his philosophy in his interview with Milo Yiannopoulos.
He called Palin and Congresswoman Bachmann “boobs” and “two bimbos.” He said of the former vice-presidential candidate, “She is not a mean girl.
She is a crazy girl with mean ideas.” He recently made a joke about Rick Santorum’s wife using a vibrator.
He later added, “You are so, let’s say, helped by the fact that liberals just always take the bait.” It took Maher literally using the n-word to finally get some media outlets to hold him accountable.
Perhaps that’s because Maher is a liberal, putting him on the side of most of the people who would be quick to condemn his bigotry, particularly against Muslim, Arab, and transgender Americans.
The invitation drew criticism, since it gave Yiannopoulos a megaphone to spout his bigoted views.” (Maher said he did it “just to fuck with him,” referring to the other guest, Republican Jack Kingston.) The bathroom myth has been repeatedly used against trans people to push back against their civil rights.