"F--- him... I'm glad he's dead," Maher said.
"And now, some funeral news to report. Yesterday David Koch of the zillionaire Koch brothers died .. of prostate cancer," Maher said during his opening monologue, sparking some applause from his mostly liberal audience.
"I guess I’m going to have to re-evaluate my low opinion of prostate cancer."
The HBO star joked that Koch's family expressed gratitude that he "lived long enough to see the Amazon catch fire" and that condolences poured in "from all the politicians he owned."