Opinion

May 23, 2010 4:02 AM

Commentary: Bill Maher's anti-religious zeal needs moderation

My fear is that Bill Maher's religious-like crusade to wipe out religion is going to wipe out the Bill Maher I've grown to enjoy and respect. His seething intolerance and disrespect for people with religious faith are becoming as offensive as the racial and sexual-orientation bigotry Maher delights in railing against. Maher's flippant, dismissive and condescending attitude frustrated me, one of his biggest fans. I know the benefits of faith in a higher power. That Maher does not saddens me. But it does not make me think he's delusional.

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