“I would rather put up with Rush Limbaugh and live in a country where we all do have freedom of speech and the people who I’ve heard say you know what, when they put pressure on his sponsors the system is working,” Maher said. “No it’s not, that’s the system being manipulated.”
Regarding criticism he received this week from the right, Maher said that whenever a conservative gets in trouble, “they trot me out” — something he said is a “false equivalency.”
“I am a potty mouth. That’s different from a misogynist. I will admit to being a potty mouth,” he said. “If I offended women I’m sorry, I have no problem saying I’m sorry.