Bill Maher labels Har­vard and UPenn pres­i­dents with nick­name ‘Team Hamas’

Talk show host Bill Maher offered his take fol­low­ing the con­gres­sion­al tes­ti­monies of Har­vard and UPenn pres­i­dents.
Har­vard Pres­i­dent Clau­dine Gay appeared before the House Edu­ca­tion and Work­force Com­mit­tee on Tues­day, when she avoid­ed ques­tions regard­ing stu­dents who advo­cate the “geno­cide of Jews” and whether they are vio­lat­ing the school’s code of con­duct. Instead, she said she thought any ref­er­ence to geno­cide was “abhor­rent.” Uni­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­va­nia Pres­i­dent Liz Mag­ill was also present and avoid­ed sim­i­lar ques­tions.
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Maher had Foun­da­tion for Indi­vid­ual Rights and Expres­sion Pres­i­dent Greg Lukianoff on Fri­day’s show of Real Time with Bill Maher to dis­cuss the bound­aries around free speech. When it came to a col­le­giate rank­ing of free speech on cam­pus, both Har­vard and UPenn were at the bot­tom of FIRE’s list, which includ­ed 250 schools.

“So these are two of the col­leges who are now on Team Hamas,” Maher said. “Is that a coin­ci­dence? Or what is the con­nec­tion?”
The two dis­cussed whether the phras …