Maher: ‘Islamophobic Is A Word Created By Fascists, Used By Cowards, To Manipulate Morons’

They draw support from the general population. There was a Pew poll of Egypt — which is a leading Muslim country, maybe the leading Muslim country — and something like 80- or 90-percent believe that death is the proper punishment for leaving [Islam]. If they did a — we had the Sister on at the beginning of the show. If 84% of Brazilians thought that death was the proper penalty for leaving Catholicism, wouldn’t that be a bigger story?

ARIANNA HUFFINGTON: But the point is that you can not put all that together with the entire Islam, or all Muslims. I mean that’s where it becomes dangerous. And that’s where, unfortunately, a lot of conversation goes —

MAHER: Where it becomes dangerous is that liberals like yourself do not stand up for liberalism. Liberalism means, one, mostly equality for women, free speech, no death threats. You know?

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