New York Mets brag about new partner Bill Maher; Twitter backlash ensues

Serial woman-bashing comedian Pig Maher is now a minority stakeholder in the New York Mets. The baseball team made the announcement and posted a video from Maher on Twitter Sunday night. Reaction was fast and furious:

https://twitter.com/PeggyLallis/status/209535344494911488

More details via the NYTimes:

“I think it’s a great investment,” Maher, the host of HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher,” said before the Mets’ game against the St. Louis Cardinals. “I just thought it would be a great place, especially after I’ve seen some of the ways money can disappear in recent years. I had my money in Lehman Brothers in 2008.”

According to a sale document presented to potential investors, the limited partners can get their investment back in six years with 3 percent compound interest.

Maher, 56, whose libertarianism and atheistic views are elements of his comedy, would not say whether he had bought a full $20 million share or chipped in with others to buy one.

Whatever the size of his investment, he is the most celebrated person — at least the only one with a TV show — known to have become a new partner in the team with the Wilpon family, who raised $240 million from selling pieces of the team.

“Libertarianism?”

https://twitter.com/kurtbradwill/status/209527930097897474

But we digress.

Guess the Wilpon family’s all good with the Mets embracing the Left’s ugliest mascot for misogyny. Flashback via ShePAC:

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