TV Host Bill Maher speaks during the HBO portion of the 2011 Summer TCA Tour held at the Beverly Hilton on July 28, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Maher compares cancel culture to purge in Stalin’s Russia

Liberal talk show host Bill Maher condemned cancel culture once again as he took aim at the Olympics. During his show on Friday night, Maher criticized the dismissal of the opening ceremonies director over a decades old Holocaust joke in a comedy routine and the resignation of the ceremonies musical director after he admitted to being a bully as a child. 

People protest against the hosting of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo on July 23, 2021. (Photo by Philip FONG / AFP) (Photo by PHILIP FONG/AFP via Getty Images)

Tokyo residents protest against the Olympic games

Protesters gathered in Japan outside the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building to challenge the Olympic games. On Friday, nearly 50 protestors chanted the “no to the Olympics” and “save people’s lives” while holding signs that read “cancel the Olympics.”