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.
Goodbye U.S. Senate, hello Genius Bar? Not in our lifetimes.
If you haven't heard Bill Maher's monologue about why Steve Jobs should be running (and renaming) America -- which aired on HBO last Friday, hit YouTube and the Huffington Post on Monday, and is posted below the fold -- it's worth watching, if only for the clever lines about the Tea Party and currency reform.
But if Maher thinks Jobs would MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 18, 2010 8:31 AM ET
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