Bill Maher made a surprising announcement at the end of his "CrazyStupidPolitics: Live from Silicon Valley" comedy special, which streamed live on Yahoo! last night: Namely, that he's going to donate $1 million to President Barack Obama's Super PAC.
Comedian Bill Maher is pledging $1 million to help a political committee supporting President Obama. Msnbc.com's Dara Brown reports.
"I would like tonight to announce a donation to the Obama Super PAC, which has the very unfortunate tongue-twister name: 'Priorities USA Action.' I know, it was named by Borat," said Maher, host of HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher."
According to a press release, Maher noted that a government with Obama in charge is "worth a million dollars" and added that "this is the wisest investment I think I could make" -- and then he encouraged other wealthy liberals to give money.
And just to seal the deal -- out came the ladies carrying an over-sized check made out to the campaign.
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