"Real Time" host Bill Maher is defending the Texas police officers who arrested Ahmed Mohamed, whose homemade clock aroused officials' suspicions.

Maher said the 14-year-old Muslim boy's clock looked exactly like a bomb.

"Look, this kid deserves an apology, no doubt about it, they were wrong, but can we have a little perspective about this?" Maher said on his show on Friday. "Did the teacher really do the wrong thing?"

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