(Newsbusters) On Friday’s Real Time show on HBO, liberal host Bill Maher and actor Jim Carrey celebrated recent Democratic candidates running on far-left platforms and identifying themselves as “socialists,” leading Carrey to proclaim: “We have to say yes to socialism — to the word and everything. We have to stop apologizing.”

As Maher turned the discussion to the midterm elections and the successful primary campaigns of candidates like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the liberal comedian rejoiced that Democrats are moving to the far left on issues: