Talk show host and outspoken comedian Bill Maher compared Republican Texas Senator Ted Cruz to Miley Cyrus Friday night on his "Real Time" show.
“I was thinking the other night, he reminds me of Miley Cyrus, Ted Cruz," Maher said on his HBO show. "Because he is not afraid to incur the wrath of even some of his fans for the greater good of drawing attention to himself."
Maher added that he thinks the filibuster is the political rendition of twerking.
“I really think that a filibuster is the political version of twerking," Maher said.
"And for those people who say, ‘Ted Cruz, he hung himself.’ No. Just like Miley Cyrus, she came out the winner in that. Everybody said, ‘oh, she’s ruined her career,'" he continued. "She’s on the cover of Rolling Stone, her records are outselling anybody else’s. I think Ted Cruz is going to be the winner too."
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