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Louis C.K. Has a Strongly Worded Message For People Who Aren’t Voting

Louis C.K. has some choice words for people who are not planning on voting come November 8th.

“I don’t have any quarrel with somebody who votes for Trump if that’s what they feel they want,” C.K. told Conan O’Brien last night, “but if you’re a liberal who’s not going to vote, you’re a piece of shit.”

He then imitated indecisive voters making wishy washy complaints about Hillary Clinton’s hair and general persona.

“Grow the fuck up,” C.K. declared.

The comedian went onto to say that he is definitely Team Clinton—and not just as a last resort.

“It’s not a lesser of two evils – I think she’s great,” he said. “I would take her over anybody.”

C.K. also pointed out that a president needs to be able to take criticism, something he believes the Republican nominee has some big issues with.

“This guy, every time he’s accused of anything, everything stops and he makes everybody pay,” C.K. said. “That’s not how it works. We need someone who can take abuse. Hillary Clinton can take abuse.”

Basically, the comedian explained, Clinton has endured nothing short of hazing during her political career.

“We’ve been holding her down and spitting in her mouth and yelling at her, and she just gets up and goes, ‘Well, I just think that if children have proper healthcare and education…’” C.K. said. “She just keeps working!”

Thea Glassman is an Associate Editor at the Forward. Reach her at or on Twitter at @theakglassman.

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