On Real Time Friday night, Bill Maher tackled those “real Americans” conservatives love to put on a pedestal… only to find out they’re not all they’re cracked up to be. Kim Davis, Josh Duggar, the list goes on:
The more heroes you create, the more you’re going to be disappointed when you realize they’re not perfect. That rule applies to any group, though conservatives tend to lionize people who were pretty horrible to begin with: the intolerant ones, the racists, the ones who think your marriage has to look exactly like theirs. When they fall, they fall for a long time.