Bill Maher: 'Why Don't We Just Get Rid' of the Department of Homeland Security

The liberal HBO comic asks 'Do you think we could get rid of the Department of Homeland Security?'

Bill Maher: Get Rid of the Department of Homeland Security (Daily Caller)

HBO’s Bill Maher thinks the Department of Homeland Security has outlived its usefulness.

On Friday’s episode of “Real Time,” Maher and his guests debated the DHS’s usefulness during a discussion of the debate between Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul and New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie.

“There was a huge verbal slap by the Republican Party this week between Chris Christie, the governor of New Jersey, and Rand Paul,” Maher said. “And it was sort of I think a fight for the soul of the Republican Party — where they’re going to go because, OK, next month is the 12th anniversary of 9/11. Some people in the Republican Party are saying let’s move on. That’s Rand Paul. He is saying, you know, we spy on each other too much. We spend too much on defense. So Chris Christie is from the neocon-wing, fired back and said come to New Jersey and tell that to the widows and orphans. He played that Giuliani card, which I think is sleazy. And then Rand Paul made a fat joke. But who’s going to win this battle is my question to this panel in the Republican Party?”

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