Jim Carrey says 'stop apologizing' and 'say yes to socialism'

Desiree Burns
September 11, 2018

"We have to say yes to socialism - to the word and everything", Carrey said on HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher" show.

"It took me forever to get you here, but I knew it would happen", Maher said.

"I never waited for anything in my life", he continued.

His comment came after Mr. Maher complained that Republicans have targeted progressive Democrats who identify themselves as socialist by throwing up the Venezuela example. I chose my own doctors.

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The actor went on to argue that part of why Canadians are so nice is because of the health care system.

"I just got back from Vancouver and I keep hearing 'Canadians are so nice, Canadians they're so nice.' They can be nice because they have health care. There are people who are sick; you shouldn't have to lose your home because your mother got sick". "We all want every single American to have a good health care system or coverage, but we can not expect - in order to help the poor and needy - for the whole country to become needy and poor", said Salazar. Carrey went off on U.S. President Donald Trump, calling him a "used auto salesman".

Carrey did have a message for Trump's supporters, however.

"There's plenty of subsidies for oil companies and everybody else who needs a handout", Carrey noted, as Maher called on Democrats to fight back against critics. And because you voted Republican, you're not stupid, you're not different, you're not worthless, you know? I could break bread with anybody who voted for [President Donald] Trump. "We could find some common ground and a reason to love each other".

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