Watch: Bill Maher, Michael Moore Discuss Why "America Is Like a Dog"

On last night's Real Time, Bill Maher argued that "America is like a dog. I'm sorry, but it is. It cannot understand actual words. It understands inflection, it understands fear, but you can’t actually explain issues to a dog."

Guest Michael Moore stepped in to somewhat defend his fellow countrymen:

We've had this discussion for many years: your complete lack of faith in your fellow Americans, and my desire to hang on by the last f***ing thread to some piece of optimism. [Laughs] That dog has been horribly abused, and you know what happens when a dog has been abused. The dog gets all insane and does insane things. That dog has been foreclosed upon, that dog doesn’t know if [it's] going to have a job next month.

Watch the whole exchange here:

 

 

AlterNet / By Lauren Kelley

Posted at November 13, 2010, 5:52am

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