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Largest Donor to Obama Super PAC Calls Mormonism a 'Cult'

3:20 PM, Apr 28, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Bill Maher, the largest donor to President Obama's super PAC, called Mormonism a "cult" on his HBO show last night, and said that donating money to that religion doesn't count as charity because it's "bulls---."

Maher has given the president's super PAC a cool one million dollars. "The biggest individual donor revealed Friday was hedge fund billionaire James H. Simons, who cut a $1 million check to Majority PAC at the end of last month," Politico reported. That matches him with controversial comedian Bill Maher, who gave $1 million to Priorities USA Action in February, as the biggest Democratic super PAC donors so far this year."

Considering Maher's financial support of Obama's reelection effort, one can't help but wonder whether his views on Mormonism are in line with the president's and his supporters. 

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