Bill Maher Remembers His Friend Salman Rushdie On ‘Real Time’

Bill Maher slammed the treatment of his best friend

a man whose name suggested the host was "not Amish.

"Making a speech like this would be unthinkable in most Muslim countries,

Maher said, adding, "Don't approach me with Islamophobia.

Guest Piers Morgan has a history of making controversial statements

he received applause when he said, "Defending free speech begins