Bill Maher smacks down sore losers: Sanders voters can't say it's "fair when you win and rigged when you lose"

Maher praises Sanders for revealing "how much of this country is left-wing," but says Hillary won "fair and square"

Published June 11, 2016 2:25AM (EDT)

"Real Time" host Bill Maher, with panelist and Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello, took a moment during last night's episode to appreciate the historic run of Senator Bernie Sanders.

"I don't think it matters when he gets out," Maher said. "He revealed how much of this country really is left-wing. We didn't know that before this campaign. That is huge and historic."

"People complain that Bernie in his speech the other night didn't ... mention the historic moment of Hillary Clinton being the nominee," added Morello. "Hillary Clinton did not mention the historic moment of a socialist in the United States of America winning twenty-two states."

Maher reminded Sanders voters that Clinton did win "fair and square."

"It can't be the case ... where it's fair when you win and rigged when you lose," he added. "It's often seen that when someone has big crowds, that that means something ... [but] it's who shows up in the voting booth."

Watch the full segment below:

By Brendan Gauthier

Brendan Gauthier is a freelance writer.

MORE FROM Brendan Gauthier

Related Topics ------------------------------------------

Bernie Sanders Elections 2016 Hillary Clinton Real Time With Bill Maher Tom Morello