Bill Maher: Killer Cops Like Derek Chauvin Are Losers Trying to ‘Make Up for High School’


    HBOOn Friday night, the panel returned to Bill Maher’s Real Time, with former CNN anchor turned podcaster Soledad O’Brien and Ian Bremmer, who is an expert on absolutely nothing, joining the comic to discuss the big news stories of the week—including then-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin crushing an unarmed (and handcuffed) black man, George Floyd, to death by burying his knee into his neck for nine minutes, fully aware that they were being captured on camera by bystanders. (Chauvin has since been arrested and charged with third-degree murder.) Thankfully, Maher didn’t address the protests in the aftermath of Floyd’s excruciating murder (because we know how that would’ve gone), instead focusing on how it was “a replay of the Eric Garner incident,” and why he’s not the least bit surprised that black people by and large don’t want to vote for Donald Trump, who is “all-in on the cops” and once gleefully endorsed police brutality during a speech to a crowd of cops. As O’Brien explained, “America is very racist, and in fact, we have a huge problem with white supremacy and sometimes that plays out in policing.’” Indeed, as we’ve repeatedly seen, there are plenty of white nationalists within our nation’s police. Read more at The Daily Beast.Got a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast here


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