The conversation started friendly enough with Maher (known for taking people to task for their weight) complimenting the slimmed-down Oscar-winning filmmaker for looking “svelte.” The first topic they tackled was the viability of capitalism vs socialism as far as the best direction for the Democratic Party in the primaries ahead and beyond.
“I don’t really agree that we should junk capitalism,” Maher said as an opener.
“The old capitalism is gone and the new capitalism is a cruel and evil system, Bill,” Moore said. “It can’t be fixed. It’s too late. We’ve gone too far.