On Friday’s episode of “Real Time” host Bill Maher took a swipe at former President Obama for comments he made this week about the Israel-Hamas war and shared his disappointment in the former President’s “moral equvalency.”
On Pod Save America, Obama said that “all of us are complicit” for the escalated violence in the Middle East following the Hamas terrorist attacks on Israel that began on October 7th.
“What Hamas did was horrific, and there is no justification for it. And what is also true is that the occupation, and what’s happening to Palestinians, is unbearable,” he said. “If you want to solve the problem, then you have to take in the whole truth. And then you have to admit nobody’s hands are clean, that all of us are complicit to some degree.”
Maher said during a panel discussion with guests Jordan Peterson and New York Times opinion columnist Pamela Paul, “I must say I am struggling with people’s moral equivalency still. I mean, Barack Obama, who has rarely disappointed me, did so this week… I mean, his statement, it’s not a horrible statement, but he said, ‘If you want to solve the problem, then you have to take