Staggering Ignorance From Bill Maher: ‘We Spend 42% of Our Total Budget on Defense’

BILL MAHER, HOST: We have tens of thousands of troops in Italy, Germany, Japan, Korea, places where wars have not occurred for decades. And we spend I think something like 42 percent of our total budget on defense, right, and I don’t know if that includes or Homeland Security.

CONGRESSMAN BARNEY FRANK (D-MASSACHUSETTS): Well, it doesn’t include Homeland Security. It includes the nukes. They’re in the other budget.

Funny that Frank didn’t bother correcting his host, for the correct figure for fiscal 2013 is 18.5 percent.

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