‘Is something less true if a white person says it?’

Bill Maher tricks liberal guests with Paul Ryan quote — that was actually from Michelle Obama

Red Alert Politics

Late-night host Bill Maher proved Friday night the double standard that exists between the Left and the Right after his liberal guests slammed Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) for comments made about poverty — except his guests had no idea one comment in question was spoken by First Lady Michelle Obama.

Maher and his guests, comedian W. Kamau Bell, Republican Rick Lazio and Center for American Progress President Neera Tanden, discussed a comment Paul made on a radio show several weeks ago in which he criticized the growing culture of men living in poverty not working.

Bell and Tanden criticized Ryan for making what they believed was a comment directed toward African-Americans living in inner-cities, and said Ryan blamed African-Americans and Hispanics for “not having jobs” when “there are no jobs to give in the inner cities.”…



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Related: If you’re wondering what’s wrong with men, here it is

…Whether this is a cultural crisis or not, an economy with fewer and less-productive male workers will be one that generates less prosperity overall. Men still earn more than women, largely because men who do work don’t interrupt their careers for family reasons as often as women do. Many families losing the income provided by a male breadwinner will have less to spend regardless of how they compensate.

Meanwhile, with more men at home — or somewhere, other than work — women may increasingly call the shots in the economy. Maybe they can find new ways to convince men college is worth it.



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