In an unprecedented development, there appears to be a new king of late night and the winner is at Fox News.
According to Breitbart News, “left-wing comedian Bill Maher on Friday acknowledged the success of Gutfeld! host Greg Gutfeld for achieving something unique in the world of conservative comedy, as the show beat out left-wing late-night shows dominated by liberal hosts, earning Gutfeld the title as the ‘king of late-night.'”
“There’s a new king of late-night and his name is Greg Gutfeld,” said Maher speaking about a headline naming Gutfeld as the “King of Late Night as His Fox News Show Beats Colbert, Kimmel, Fallon.”
“Fox News found a good thing,” said Maher. “They can make fun of liberals and they are doing it to great success. I’ve been asked over the years many times, ‘Why isn’t there a conservative comedy?’ And I would always give the answer, which I think was the true answer, ‘There’s not good fodder for it,'”
Maher’s reason is simple. Liberals are more bizarre than ever now:
You know, the liberals aren’t crazy. This was my answer for many years. … Now, I don’t think it’s the same situation. I keep saying to the liberals, ‘If what you’re saying sounds like an Onion headline, stop.’ And that’s why — this is why there’s an opening for conservative comedy,” Maher said. “Because when you tear down statues of Abraham Lincoln in the Land of Lincoln, ‘Land of Lincoln cancels Lincoln,’ it’s an Onion headline.
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