Bill Maher appeared on Tuesday's "Countdown" with Keith Olbermann to talk about the election. So what happens when two liberals get together to lick their wounds? Terms such as "crack baby," "nut bag," "incestuous," and "poop" get thrown around -- the first describing voters, the second Tea Party candidates, and the third the liberal media.
First, the crack baby and nut bag. When Olbermann asked if Maher takes comfort in America not electing Christine O'Donnell, Sharron Angle and other Tea Party candidates, Maher had this to say about voters in general:
Well, I'm a cock-eyed optimist Keith, so of course I take a lot of comfort in that. Yes, I think America did draw a line. When the nuts started falling out of the nut bag this year, they said, "yeah, even us -- the electorate of America, the crack baby that we are -- is going to say enough is enough."
Later, he eased up on the electorate and focused his ire on Republicans:
There are no Republicans on the moderate side. … At some point, the left moved into the center. The right moved into a mental hospital.
The left is at the center of politics? If that wasn't a jarring enough statement, he went to say that this past Congress is one of the most "successful" since LBJ, and even had time for some self reflection when he described liberal news coverage as "incestuous." And as an added bonus, he said Keith Olbermann sticks to the facts while while Glenn Beck "is close to playing with his poop":