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“Real Time” host Bill Maher ended his final show of the year by challenging Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D‑N.Y., to appear on a future telecast. During his closing monologue, Maher attempted to point Democrats in the “right direction” following their devastating defeats in the November elections ahead of the 2022 midterms. He cited commentary from veteran Democratic strategist James Carville, who blamed his party’s losses on “stupid wokeness,” a view that Ocasio-Cortez rejected, claiming the term is “almost exclusively used by older people these days … so that should tell you all you need to know.“BILL MAHER RAILS AGAINST ‘TOXIC’ DEMOCRATS: ‘YOU’VE BECOME THE PARTY OF NO COMMON SENSE’ ”What?!” Maher reacted. “This is a term folks like you brought out very recently, had been proudly displaying it every march since. Just last year, The Guardian declared ‘woke’ the ‘word of our era.’ I guess they didn’t get the memo from the Mean Girls Club.“What a great strategy, never missing an opportunity to remind voters how lame and clueless and hopelessly cool they are, especially since those are the ones who actually vote,” Maher scolded Ocasio-Cortez. “But …

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