John Oliver Gives a Riveting Halftime Speech Against Taxpayer-Funded Stadiums

We can always count on John Oliver and Last Week Tonight to make the seemingly least funny subjects entertaining. In the case of last night’s show, the target was billionaire sports team owners who manipulate tax payers into paying for their unnecessary souped up stadiums, and Oliver has clearly had enough. In fact, he’s so tired of the billions of dollars that go into stadiums that don’t give back to their communities that he gives a passionate halftime speech Friday Night Lights-style to a bunch of sports fans: “So when a billionaire asks you to buy him a hologram machine that doesn’t exist yet, what are you going to say?” “NO!”

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