Bill Maher wrapped up his show by pointing out how conservatives "can't complain" when liberal states defy the federal government.
Noting that California Gov.
"We're just following in a long and hallowed conservative tradition called States' Rights", Maher said, setting up the New Rules comic routine that ends each episode.
"It's just now that we're the state that wants to be left alone", Maher continued.
Comparing Attorney General Jeff Sessions with former Alabama governor George Wallace and his "segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever" stance, Maher said: "That was then. And it's liberal states that are under siege from federal overreach".
"We're trying to defend our way of life here, and what we believe in", Maher explained as he was greeted with a loud applause from the audience. "We're the rebels now".
Also tonight, Maher's guest Tim Gunn, fashion guru and host of Lifetime's Project Runway, addressed the sartorial issue of the day: Donald Trump's mismatched, blue jacket/black trousers suit.
Maher rattled off a list of liberal stereotypes that Californians are rallying to fight for, from solar panels to gay marriage and transgender-friendly bathrooms.
"Even if it were a blazer and a pair of trousers", Gunn said, "one does not do that".
And for Overtime viewers wondering what Gunn was talking about as tonight's YouTube-only segment began, he was re-telling a long-ago anecdote about his FBI-agent father introducing young Tim and his sister to Vivian Vance in J. Edgar Hoover's office. So who was that stout woman - and what was she doing in Hoover's office?