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opinion | scot lehiigh

Bill Maher, Ted Nugent pollute the political dialogue

Candidates should disavow loudmouth supporters like Maher, Nugent

Today, let’s consider two louche loudmouths, the offensive comments they’ve made, and the presidential campaigns that nevertheless seem pleased to have their support.

On the left, we have second-rate comedian Bill Maher. Maher is in the news of late for having said that “Ann Romney has never gotten her ass out of the house to work,” a comment typical of his ceaseless efforts to draw attention to himself.

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