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Bill Maher thinks Bryce Harper is too arrogant, which is very amusing

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The comedian and talk show host doesn't like it when he has to watch people who are too smug. Which, wait ...

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All Bryce Harper wants to do is Make Baseball Fun Again. However, Bill Maher, comedian and talk show host who has built a successful, lucrative career based on a smug, arrogant brand of comedy, apparently thinks that Bryce Harper is too arrogant. Via NESN:

"There are villains and there are villains," he added. "Just something about him that is very arrogant and of course that’s important when you’re facing a 100 mile-an-hour fastball, you have to have that. But some guys, the confidence, which is the element we’re seeking, tips over into a kind of unattractive quality."

See, the thing about this is ...

But some guys, the confidence, which is the element we’re seeking, tips over into a kind of unattractive quality.

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But some guys, the confidence, which is the element we’re seeking, tips over into a kind of unattractive quality.

Anyway, the ...

But some guys, the confidence, which is the element we’re seeking, tips over into a kind of unattractive quality.

Whoops, must be an SB Nation glitch at work! Not sure why that kept repeating I'll get tech support right on that I can't apologize enough so sorry.

There are two ways to look at this. The first is something like, "Whoa. If Bill Maher thinks Harper is too arrogant, maybe Harper has crossed some sort of line." The second is, "I sure get the impression that Bill Maher lacks self-awareness."

I'll let you decide. But not before I create a fake tweet to make an appropriate analogy. Maher calling Harper out for arrogance is like ...