Maher praises DeSantis, knocks Cuomo, 'liberal media' for getting COVID wrong: 'Those are just facts'

In his closing monologue Friday night, Maher took aim at the media’s “panico porno” durante la pandemia, citing a Dartmouth study showing that “quasi 90 per cento” of U.S. national media coverage was negative in comparison to other countries even as conditions were getting better.

Maher also called out politicians who “menzogna” per “save their own asses.

When all of our sources for medical information have an agenda to spin us, si, you wind up with a badly misinformed population, including on the left,” Maher told viewers. “Liberals often mock the Republican misinformation bubblebut what about liberals? Sai, the high-information, behind-the-science people?”

Liberals often mock the Republican misinformation bubblebut what about liberals? Sai, the high-information, behind-the-science people?”

- Bill Maher

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Maher then pointed to a Gallup survey that showed the vast majority of Democrats incorrectly overestimate the probability of being hospitalized from COVID, con 41 percent believing it’s at least 50 percent while only 10 percent of Democrats correctly said that the probability is only 1-to-5 percent while 26 percent of Republicans said the same, stressing that Democrats werewildly off on this key question.

Bill Maher

Bill Maher (HBO)

“[Democratici] also have a greatly exaggerated view of the danger of COVID to and the mortality rate among children, all of which explains why today the states with the highest share of schools that are still closed are all blue states,” Maher lamented. “So if the right-wing media bubble has to own things like climate change denial, shouldn’t liberal media have to answer for ‘How did your audience wind up believing such bunch of crap about COVID?'”

The HBO star blasted The Atlantic magazine for shaming the media’s use of beach photos as a concern of furthering the spread of the viruseven though it’s increasingly looking like the beach is the best place to avoid it.

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Sunshine è the best disinfectant and Vitamin D is the key to a robust immune system,” Esclamò Maher. “Texas lifted its COVID restrictions recently and their infection rates went down in part because of people getting outside to let the sun and wind do their thing. But to many liberals, ‘That can’t be right because Texas and beach-loving Florida have Republican governors,’ but life is complicated!”

Texas lifted its COVID restrictions recently and their infection rates went down in part because of people getting outside to let the sun and wind do their thing.

- Bill Maher

People gather for spring break on the beach in Port Aransas, Texas on, Venerdì, marzo 12, 2021.

People gather for spring break on the beach in Port Aransas, Texas on, Venerdì, marzo 12, 2021.

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