Bill Kristol To Bill Maher: ‘Total Bullshit’ That The Tea Party Was About A Black President (VIDEO)

March 3, 2014 9:28 a.m.

On his HBO show “Real Time With Bill Maher” Friday night, comedian Bill Maher suggested that the tea party movement — which celebrated its fifth anniversary last week — was originally “about a black president.”

“That’s bullshit,” snapped Bill Kristol, the editor of the Weekly Standard. “That is total bullshit. … Even you don’t believe that. You’re just saying that.”

“I totally believe that,” Maher said. “It happened a month after [President Obama] took office. Suddenly white people were very upset about debt, even though Bush had raised the debt way more than Obama had.”

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