What I want to talk about is how it’s not a coincidence that the party of fundamentalism is also the party of fantasy. When I say religion is a mental illness, this is what I mean: it corrodes your mental faculties to the point where you can believe in tiny ninja warriors who hide in vaginas and lie in wait for bad people’s sperm.

Bill Maher on his new rule for the Republican Party.

Spot on. It baffles me how this party can claim to have any solutions whatsoever to the pressing problems of our time.