January 21st, 2012


Bill Maher Compares Mitt Romney To Rappers: 'Straight Outta Salt Lake'

Mitt Romney's riches and venture capitalist past have already come back to bite him in the presidential race. On this week's episode, Bill Maher offered up an interesting analogy: that people like Mitt Romney for the same reasons they like rappers. They like a rich person because they want to be rich themselves, but fail to see the huge wealth inequality chasm that separates them. "No matter how clear Jay-Z makes it that the hot tub is only for the coolest and most beautiful people, somehow when the song ends we think, 'That is us,'" Maher said. "That's how Romney rolls -- straight outta Salt Lake. Get equity or die tryin'."

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