The host of “Last Week Tonight” threw down the gauntlet when he criticized the Huffington Post’s use of exaggerated headlines and then proceeded to literally “destroy” a piñata to show what “destroy” truly means.
The Huffington Post responded with a slew of headlines, which were part of an article titled:
Here are some of the headlines that the HuffPo created, which played into Oliver’s accusations:
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