Philadelphia Inquirer | 05/25/2005 | Foot in mouth disease:Weapons of Mass Discussion blogs:
Maher poked fun at the fact that the Army missed its recruiting goal by 42 percent in April: 'More people joined the Michael Jackson fan club.'
'We've done picked all the low-lying Lyndie England fruit, and now we need warm bodies,' Maher said, referring to one of the soldiers accused of abusing prisoners at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, and implying that the military only signs up 'bad apple' types.
Maher, who seems to have made a career of releasing statements clarifying his jokes, released a statement: 'I have nothing but the highest regard for the men and women serving this country around the world.'
"If this is the lower level fruit, Mr. Maher, then you are nothing more than disposed of fertilizer. Mr. Maher, if this person is the lowest level fruit, this nation should be so lucky."View the Video from OverSpun (wmv) WARNING: Keep a barf bag handy, Vulgar Language as usual from that crowd.
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