Bill Maher Fumbles “Woke”

Is there a vaccine for preventing old white guy stupidity?

Charles Bastille
Published in
4 min readMar 2

I’m wondering what happens to older white guys who say things like, “Five or ten years ago bedrock liberalism was driving to become a colorblind society where we don’t do race.” That was Bill Maher in a CNN interview I just saw on YouTube. He was complaining, like so many men in my demographic, about “wokeness.”

Both images from public domain via Wiki Commons. Photosmashup by author. The Tubman bill is scheduled for release in 2030(!)



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