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Bill Maher Loves Our Butthole Tattoo Girl Video

In case you missed it, a couple of weeks ago, we found and interviewed a woman who got her anus tattooed at the South Florida Tattoo Expo. We posted the video of our interview, and then proceeded to break the internet.

The video went viral, and eventually landed on Bill Maher's Real Time show on HBO, where he featured it in his New Rules segment.

So, Liz Tracy, editor of our music blog County Grind and finder of asshole tattoo girls the world over, tracked Maher down and interviewed him.

(Maher says it was one of his favorite New Rules segment ever. No word on whether or not he thought what we wrote in the post was funny, but we're going to go ahead and fantasize that he saw it and laughed so hard he gave his heart over to Jesus)

Among the things Maher talks about in the interview:

On Paul Ryan using his mom to sway senior citizens:

I'm thinking about doing a New Rule this week that you can't use your mom to campaign with. There's no moms in campaigning. First of all, it's very disingenuous because, yes, Mrs. Ryan will be fine, because she's rich. The Ryans were known as the Kennedys of Wisconsin. But Medicare, Medicaid, these programs are for people who haven't been as fortunate as Mr. Ryan.

On Tropical Storm Isaac possibly ruining the RNC:

[Pat Robertson] believes that God sends hurricanes to, for example, punish the Disney people for having a gay day at their amusement park. So, I guess what's good for the goose is good for the gander. If this is where the hurricane is hitting when the Republicans are in town, how can we ignore such an obvious sign from the deity?

On his decision to contribute so much money to the Obama campaign:

I said the other day, and said, it's this kind of thing that gives me a good answer when people say, "Obama's so far from perfect. Why'd you give him a million bucks?" Because there's only two choices in America. There's Obama and there are the people from the mental patient party.

You can read the entire interview here.

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