John Oliver Takes On Ferguson Violence, Slams Police Militarization (VIDEO)
By Daniel Gates | 11:29 am, August 18th, 2014VIDEO
John Oliver tackled the violent situation in Ferguson, Missouri on Sunday’s “Last Week Tonight.”
In a lengthy segment on the “terrible events” surrounding the “depressingly familiar” police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, the comedian went after a number of targets — particularly cops, whom he criticized for their increasingly militarized response.
The segment is getting a lot of attention as violent confrontations between protesters and police continue in Ferguson.
Check out the video below, and tell us what you think.