By Katherine Butler on January 19, 2012
What if Bill Maher became president of everything? Now imagine a world where politicians can’t lie, journalists court controversy face-to-face, and actors are forced to get real. What a wonderful world (or living hell) of Bill it would be! For 12 years, Real Time with Bill Maher has entertained audiences from an HBO hot seat, featuring pundits, professors, and politicians dissecting the latest issues, big and small. Here are our 11 favorite moments of Bill’s political pals and punch lines.