Bill Maher’s profane characterizations of women including Sarah Palin are “not excusable in any way,” President Obama’s chief election strategist David Axelrod says a day after word spread that he backed out of of an appearance on HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher. But he adds in an interview running tonight on CNN’s Erin Burnett OutFront that Rush Limbaugh’s blasts at Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke were worse: “He’s the de facto boss of the (Republican) party.” Although Limbaugh apologized for calling Fluke a “slut” and “prostitute,” Axelrod says the attacks were part of “a perverse soliloquy.” Here’s the clip:

 

2 years
Maher is a comedian, unlike Rush, and the type of comedian that says fringe things to get...
jim
2 years
You are focusing on the targets (the women) and not the offenders (Bill and Rush.) Neither woman...
Al
2 years
Maher is a comedian. Limbaugh is not. Limbaugh is one of the runners of the Republican Party....