Maher, along with guests Rob Thomas, P.J. O’Rourke and Joan Walsh, ripped into ABC’s undocu-drama, which pins the blame for 9/11 on Bill Clinton. Maher reminds us: As president, Clinton had a meeting a week about bin Laden; George W. Bush, before 9/11, had zero.
O’Rourke, a conservative, also had a good point:
What i don’t understand, why you take a living news story where all the witnesses who survived are still hanging around—it’s just five years ago—why do you make something up about this? You dramatize the War of 1812 because it was a long time ago, and everybody is dead….