Bill Maher to grads: Life is unfair 'like the Electoral College'

Comedian Bill MaherWilliam (Bill) MaherBill Maher mocks 'woke' attitude at Olympics Cleveland Indians name change to Guardians profoundly stupid, unnecessary The steady erosion of Trump-hate is a growing problem for Team Biden MORE gave a mock commencement speech on his show Friday warning graduates around the country that life in the real world is frequently "unfair ... like the Electoral College."

Maher, host of HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher" and a vocal supporter of Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBriahna Joy Gray: Progressives like Turner should reconsider running as Democrats Biden wishes Obama a happy birthday Ohio special election: A good day for Democrats MORE's (D) unsuccessful presidential run in 2016, joked during his show that college graduates entering the workforce were "f---ed," adding that the future belonged to "China and our robot overseers."

“The world is unfair. It’s not like college. It’s like the Electoral College," he joked, to laughs.


“It is my job as graduation speaker to tell you you are a very special group of young people and the future belongs to you,” Maher continued. “But let’s not kid ourselves, you’re not that special, and the future belongs to China and our robot overseers.”

Clinton, who lost the Electoral College vote in 2016 and thereby the presidency, won the popular vote over President TrumpDonald TrumpMajority of Americans in new poll say it would be bad for the country if Trump ran in 2024 ,800 bottle of whiskey given to Pompeo by Japan is missing Liz Cheney says her father is 'deeply troubled' about the state of the Republican Party MORE by nearly three million ballots, leading some to call for the system to change.

Maher in his monologue Friday also targeted parents of so-called "Generation Z," suggesting that ineffective parenting had led to a windfall in profits for the pharmaceutical industry in the form of a mental health crisis.

“And parents, I’m here to today to tell you the results of your parenting have been incredible…for the pharmaceutical industry, because these kids are f---ed up and need drugs," Maher said.

Maher's comments for his younger viewers come just months after voters under the age of 54 outpaced older voters for the first time ever during the 2018 midterm elections, signaling a generational shift in the politics of the U.S.