What kind of country should this be?
Should it be one governed by traditions or one governed by science? Should its massive wealth move freely between selfish tycoons, or should it be overseen by a compassionate elite? Can smart people really rationalize voting for anyone but the Democrats?
These were the questions comedian Bill Maher raised at the stunningly hip Foxwoods MGM Grand this past Friday. The star of HBO's "Real Time" drew a large, diverse crowd to the casino, both young and old, yuppie and hippie. Packing the Mecca's elegant theater, the hordes of loyal fans cheered wildly for a philosopher king who rallied them behind the Democratic Party via edgy humor.
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