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Video: Bill Maher on Apple as 'doomed doomed doomed'

March 10, 2013: 1:23 PM ET

"They sold 48 million iPhones, 23 million iPads... Their slaves could barely keep up!"

FORTUNE -- Comedian Bill Maher had fun last week mocking some recent Apple (AAPL) headlines:

He might have made a stronger point if he'd had his facts straight. (Apple just had a $54 billion quarter, not a $42 billion one.)

But Maher wasn't as far off as HuffPo's Arianna Huffington, who seemed to think that Jeff Bezos is so frustrated with Wall Street's valuation of Amazon (AMZN) ($125 billion on earnings growth of -45%) that he's taken the company private.

Catch it on YouTube before it gets taken down.

See also: The Apple reality distortion field's fun-house mirror

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Philip Elmer-Dewitt
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Philip Elmer-DeWitt has been following Apple since 1982, first for Time Magazine, and now on the Web for Fortune.com.

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