Whoopi Goldberg Slams Bill Maher Over Comments On Vaccine And Mask Mandates

“How dare you be so flippant, man?”

On Friday (January 21) night’s episode of Real Time With Bill Maher, the political pundit railed against the proof of Covid-19 vaccination and mask mandates required by many establishments open to the public.

The 66-year-old political pundit, who had author journalist Bari Weiss and New York Congressman Ritchie Torres as his guests on the program, said that there’s “A reset going on in the world. We have to live with (the coronavirus). It’s not going away.”

He continued, “I don’t want to live in your paranoid world anymore—your masked, paranoid world. You go out, it’s silly now: You have to have a mask, you have to have a card, you have to have a booster. They scan your head, like you’re a cashier and I’m a bunch of bananas. I’m not bananas. You are!”

Maher also added, “What’s so different from where we were two months ago, the last time I sat here, we now know the vaccine does not stop you from getting it, I found out when I got it.” The CDC has repeatedly said “vaccines are not 100% effective at preventing infections.”

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The View discussed Maher’s comments on Monday (January 24) and Goldberg condemned his “flippant” attitude, saying his comments were “not funny.”

“This is not—nobody wants this,” Goldberg explained. “I don’t want it, and I think he’s forgetting that people are still at risk who cannot get vaccinated, people who can’t. Little kids under the age of five or people with health conditions. How dare you be so flippant, man?”

Joy Behar also chimed in, “They’re ‘over it,’ like a relationship. I’m over it! I don’t feel like seeing him anymore.”

See the clip below:

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