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Maher put down a binder of jokes and turned to Mark Monto, his gray-haired security guy, who is also a former pilot. " The plane emerged from the storm a few minutes before we landed at Midway Airport with a thump.
At the regal Chicago Theatre, Maher stepped onstage in front of more than three thousand fans.
He's addicted to provocation, and more often than not, he's driving his show into a brick wall by design.
"It's really old-school in that sense," says Larry Wilmore, who hosted his own series, on Comedy Central, until last year. The preparation that goes into making it look effortless like he does is extraordinary." Onstage, Maher wore a black suit, white shirt, and blue tie.
Twenty-five thousand feet over Oklahoma, I was reading on my laptop when I spotted an op-ed making the case for Marine Le Pen, the far-right candidate for French president. "If you think democracy as we know it will survive if France becomes 51 percent Muslim, you're fooling yourself along with a bunch of other liberals." I began to mount a counterargument—that many of Le Pen's remarks on immigrants were proto-Trumpian, that France was, at present, just 7.5 percent Muslim—but Maher had turned back to the through 2018.
More recently, his guests have included Julian Assange, the founder of Wiki Leaks; Louise Mensch, the anti-Trump conspiracy-monger; Sam Harris, a neuroscientist and atheist know-it-all; and Milo Yiannopoulos, a gay British extremist who was banned from Twitter for insulting in February, he was still a contributor to Breitbart News and a star of the alt-right. "Once I watched clips of him, I realized that a lot of what the Left is upset about are jokes." On a segment posted on Maher shrugged when Yiannopoulos argued, without evidence, that transgender people are responsible for a disproportionate number of sex crimes.A few weeks later, Maher would answer a joke by Nebraska senator Ben Sasse with a similarly tone-deaf response.When Sasse extended an invitation to come work in Nebraska's fields, Maher playacted surprise and said, "I'm a house nigger." Whereas the Pocahontas remark prompted another round of an ancient Internet dispute—whether Maher is a misogynist, a dick, or a fearless political savant—the comment to Sasse sparked universal outrage.He waited for the shouts of "Trump is a whiny little bitch" to subside—the line has become something of a catchphrase—and then went into his routine.Heavy on international politics, it included one of his favorite chestnuts: "Islam believes in peace.