“The American health care system gives you so many choices as to how you want to get f***ed, it truly is the Kama Sutra of health care.”
Unfortunately, John Oliver is not running for president.
The Democratic primary is in full swing, which means the American public once again gets to choose between a broad array of politicians, each offering their own unique explanation for why life in the United States has to be so shitty, each with their own unique plan to ensure things don’t get less shitty too quickly, lest people who have been making a comfortable living doing things that they should be ashamed of have to find new jobs that aren’t based on cheating sick people—plus Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. That’s the crux of the situation, but a lot of people’s salaries depend upon pretending not to understand it, so to kick off the seventh season of
, John Oliver walked his audience through just a few of the horrors of the status quo, just a few of the disingenuous bullshit artists who defend it, and just a few of the benefits of a single-payer system like Medicare For All. It’s some of the best work he’s done:
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John Oliver slams 'Medicare for All' critics in powerful monologue'I don't think I've met anyone who doesn't have at least one insurance industry horror story.' oh this muppet again.
Watch John Oliver Give Medicare for All the Last Week Tonight TreatmentOliver returned to his HBO show Sunday night, focusing Season 7's first deep dive on a key issue in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary.
John Oliver slams 'Medicare for All' critics in powerful monologue'I don't think I've met anyone who doesn't have at least one insurance industry horror story.' I wish our discussion of M4A expanded beyond the single payer system. A single payer can definitely help but many root causes of unaffordable health care may require other solutions. 'Video Unavailable' He doesn't know what the hell he's talking about he's a freaking comedian, stupid one at that. He doesn't work in healthcare so he doesn't know
John Oliver Gives Laura Ingraham Credit For Seeing William Barr-Donald Trump “Rift” As A RuseJohn Oliver opened his seventh season of HBO ’s Last Week Tonight by taking aim at the media hyping a potential rift between William Barr and Donald Trump, after the attorney general complaine… This guy is so annoying.
John Oliver Weighs in on Trump's Acquittal, Roger Stone Case After 3-Month HiatusOn Sunday's 'Last Week Tonight,' the host also briefly addressed Boris Johnson, Baby Yoda, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the coronavirus, Parasite's big night at the Oscars and Bernie Sanders' win in New Hampshire, among other topics. So another trump bashing show? What else is new. It was funny the first 5 episodes but the jokes are just old now. Yes we know. Orange man bad. We all hate him. Do something funny.
John Oliver Kicks Off New Season of Last Week Tonight With Thorough Endorsement of Medicare For AllJohn Oliver summarizes the American health care quandary in 20 joke-rich minutes.