Bill Maher, the host of HBO's Real
Time with Bill Maher, has said anti-gay teen Caiden Cowger sounds
like conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh.
Cowger is the 14-year-old West Virginia
radio host who told his audience that President Barack Obama and Vice
President Joe Biden are making kids gay.
On his The Caiden Cowger Show
the teen said: “Homosexuality is a belief, it is not mandatory in
that person. That person is not born that way, no matter what Lady
He said 30 teenagers in his county had
“decided” to be gay and “it's sickening.”
“I'm going to tell you this, guys:
President Obama, Vice President Biden is [sic] making kids gay.
Obama … If you're encouraging, you're making kids gay.”
Maher said Cowger sounded much like a
younger version of other conservative radio hosts such as Limbaugh
and Sean Hannity.
“When 14-year-old boys sound exactly
like you do and can produce radio shows and books and speeches that
sound exactly like yours, maybe you should rethink the shit that
comes out of your mouth,” he told viewers on Friday.
“Remember the Republican debates we
had this year? They applauded for the idea of letting a sick man
without insurance die. Herman Cain got cheers for saying he'd
electrify the border fence. They booed a gay man serving his country
in the military. No wonder 14-year-old boys can do your act, you act
exactly like 14-year-old boys. There's no ideology here. It's just
about being a dick.” (Watch
the segment at Mediaite.com.)