10/25/2014 03:51 EDT | Updated 10/25/2014 03:59 EDT

Bill Maher Somehow Manages To Poke Fun At Ottawa Shooting, Rob Ford

Two days after a horrific shooting on Parliament Hill shocked the nation and made international headlines, comedian Bill Maher somehow found a way to use that event for some punchlines.

"Terror has a new face, much like Renée Zellweger," said the host of HBO's Real Time on Friday, kicking off a monologue that somehow manages to loop in Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who is currently battling cancer.

"No, it's Canadian terrorism."

Wednesday's shooting in Ottawa claimed the life of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo and saw a gunman make his way inside Parliament's Centre Block.

"No, he was a guy, a jihadist. A Muslim jihadist. A Canadian jihadist, wow," Maher said. "The authorities are calling him Vanilla Isis."

"Everybody up there is on edge. Rob Ford today said 'I guess I picked the wrong week to quit smoking crack,'" he adds later.

Watch the full clip above courtesy of Global News for Maher's full monologue.

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