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On Last Week Tonight, John Oliver tries to explain Trump’s cartoonishly stupid trade war

On Last Week Tonight, John Oliver tries to explain Trump’s cartoonishly stupid trade war
20 Aug
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Screenshot: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

Partway through John Oliver’s main story on Sunday’s Last Week Tonight, the host showed a bombastically wrong-headed clip from a documentary called Death By China. Filled with ominously hyperbolic narration (Martin Sheen, c’mon guy) and simplistic, ineptly fear-mongering animations (America is stabbed, right in the heartland, by a murder-knife emblazoned with “Made In China”),