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This is the latest tweet from HBO comedian Bill Maher:

Something that foul from someone this popular assures massive reaction. Retweets have topped 2,500. Some Twitter folks are asking that Maher act like a civilized person:

These folks need a primer on Bill Maher and apologies. Though he has occasionally dabbled in them, he has principled-sounding objections to them.