Watch Matt Welch on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher Tonight at 10 p.m. ET

Discussing Trump, Afghanistan, identity politics and more with Jesse Jackson, Paul Begala, Frank Bruni, and Nayyera Haq


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As mentioned here yesterday, tonight live at 10 p.m. ET, 7 p.m. Pacific, I'll be a panelist on HBO's long-running current-events and comedy program, Real Time with Bill Maher. Joining me at the desk will be Democratic political commentator Paul Begala, former Obama White House foreign policy hand Nayyera Haq, and, beginning at the halfway point, New York Times columnist Frank Bruni, who will likely talk about his recent column, "I'm a White Man. Hear Me Out." Kicking off the show will be an interview with Rev. Jesse Jackson. I'm sure the subject of Donald Trump will come up, and hopefully his disappointing re-surge in Afghanistan.

I was last on the show in May; here's the Overtime segment from that: