‘This is insanity’: Bill Maher denounces San Francisco’s ‘crazy’ reparations plan
Bill Maher took aim San Francisco’s ‘Crazy’ Plan to Give Black Residents $5 Million Reparationseven though the state has no history of slavery.
The 67-year-old comedian joked about his string of lies George Santosthe Hispanic congressman will be first in line for a lucrative deal.
In addition to the huge payouts, the proposal can also wipe out personal debt, guarantee income of $97,000 for 250 years, and provide a home for as little as $1.
During a meeting with former presidential candidate Andrew Yang, Michigan Rep. Elissa Slotkin, Maher, questioned whether the plan was “going too far.”
“This is madness, isn’t it?” he added, arguing that “woke madness” encouraged the outlandish proposal.
Comedian Bill Maher takes aim at San Francisco’s ‘crazy’ plan to offer $5 million in slave reparations
Ma’s “Real Time” show discussed the issue with former presidential candidate Andrew Yang (left) and Michigan Congressman Elissa Slotkin (right).
Starting the discussion by noting that giving each eligible resident a $5 million payout is “a good deal,” Maher repeatedly denounced the proposal as “crazy.”
“San Francisco, by the way, has no history of slavery or anything like that,” he adds, alluding to popular criticism of California’s slave reparations plan, due to the fact that it was never a slave-owning state.
“It costs $600,000 for every citizen left behind. This is insanity, right?
“Even I didn’t get this far,” joked 2020 presidential candidate panelist Andrew Yang on a platform that included offering every American a $1,000 monthly universal basic income. rice field.
He argued that the plan could be little more than a “political statement” and could only be put forward by politicians seeking the spotlight.
“At various stages of public office, there are many people putting out bills and policies to get the message out and ignite fires on social media rather than actually trying to get something passed.”
Later in the show, Maher touched on the subject again while delivering his final soliloquy, saying, “George Santos was the first to comment on this and he said, ‘As a black man…'”.
Photo: San Francisco Oversight Board deciding to adopt some or all of the compensation proposals
The “Real Time” host joked that Hispanic New York Congressman George Santos (pictured) would be first in line for the generous slavery reparations.
San Francisco is one of several cities run by Democrats. considering paying reparations to black residents About the history of slavery in America.
To be eligible, an individual must have been “Identified as Black/African American” on official documents for at least 10 years and be at least 18 years of age.
Many of those who will be paid are not only because their ancestors were slaves, but also because of the problems of racism that followed, and the percentage of African Americans incarcerated compared to white Americans. claiming to be obligated to pay because of the high
However, the plan has been sharply criticized by many. Former BLM activist Xavier Dursaulthe told a committee in San Francisco that the plan “will never really happen.”
“It’s very unrealistic to think that the average San Francisco family can pay an extra $600,000 per ticket,” he added.
Following the controversial reparations controversy, Maher also Recent Stanford University scandalwhere Trump-appointed federal judge Kyle Duncan denounced him after he was invited to speak on campus.
The controversy was started by Tyrian Steinbach, the university’s inclusiveness president. He reprimanded judges for past decisions on same-sex marriage and reproductive rights.
Bill Maher also targeted Stanford Inclusion Dean Tyrian Steinbach (left) after scolding Trump-appointed judge Kyle Duncan (right) at a college event
Maher played a clip of Steinbach asking the judge, “Is the pain this causes worth?”
“Is the pain worth it? Is free speech ‘worth the pain’? And does it really hurt?” does it really hurt? If you don’t like this guy, don’t go to his lectures!” Maher countered.
Congressman Slotkin, who was particularly silent during the debate on reparations, claimed that Duncan was “a little fragile flower”.
“I mean, get through it, man. Just keep going,” she added.
However, Maher again countered, saying it was “impossible” for the judge to argue in the onslaught.
“If a university official is there to defend the heckler and not the speaker, does it matter?” he continued.
Because that’s what she did. She defended the heckler, she is not the speaker.