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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - John Fetterman
The mayor of Braddock, Penn., said this week that he doesn't care about state law — he's performing same-sex marriages anyway. And since Monday, he has.
For conservatives, the notion of appearing on Bill Maher's popular weekly politics and comedy program can seem one step removed from entering the Roman Coliseum via underground trapdoor, circa 80 A.D. After all, Mr. Maher — who will be performing standup at Strathmore this Sunday — unapologetically leans left, his studio audience tends to follow suit, and the show's three-person panel discussion format typically leaves solo right-wing guests outnumbered. That said, conservatives who have appeared on "Real Time" insist that the experience can be both beneficial and enjoyable — provided guests follow a few simple guidelines.
When Mr. Fetterman noted that he was the mayor of the "poorest town in Pennsylvania," Mr. Gillespie responded with a muttered "Well, you must be very proud" — prompting Mr. Fetterman to ask Mr. Gillespie to "take it outside."