On the heels of President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office, Bill Maher mercilessly called out "liberal purists" who "couldn't bring themselves to vote for Hillary because she was the lesser of two evils."
"And, no, this isn’t about reliving the last election or my great love for Clinton, which never was, it's about winning the next election,” Maher said on Friday's "Real Time." "And that begins with learning the difference between an imperfect friend and a deadly enemy."
The late-night host slammed those who characterized the 2016 presidential election as a choice between two bad options, quoting Green Party nominee Jill Stein when she said, "To me, one is death by gunshot wound and the other is death by strangulation."
He also referenced that time political philosopher Cornel West said, "I think Trump will be a neofascist catastrophe and Clinton will be a neoliberal disaster."
"I don't even know what a neoliberal disaster even means, but whatever it is, isn't it better than a fascist one? Have you people lost your fucking minds?" Maher said.
The "Real Time" host rhetorically asked if America would be turning the clock back on climate change had Clinton been nominated, an issue, Maher said, "for which there is no more time."
"Just wait until the 5 to 4 decisions start rolling in, gutting unions, making it harder for minorities to vote, siding with polluters, overturning abortion rights," he said. "Then maybe you’ll join me in saying to the liberal purists: 'Go fuck yourselves with a locally grown organic cucumber.'"