Nearly a month after their last segment on Donald Trump, “Last Week Tonight” attempted to take Trump’s candidacy seriously on Sunday night.
“The border wall is one of the few policy proposals Trump has talked about in detail,” host John Oliver said. “So instead of mocking or dismissing it out of hand, tonight let’s take a serious proposal by a serious presidential candidate seriously.”
What will it be made of? Who will pay for it? Where will it go? Oliver gets to the bottom of it all—and comes back to the xenophobia.
Here’s the segment, from HBO: