John Oliver blasted President Donald Trump for failing to offer Individuals correct details about the fast unfold of the coronavirus throughout the nation.
“Attempt your greatest to tune out and never move on misinformation within the coming weeks from sources like, sadly, the president,” Oliver stated. “And as a substitute take note of reliable data from the CDC, consultants like Anthony Fauci, and naturally TikTok hamsters. All the time, TikTok hamsters.”
Oliver was referring to this little hamster, which he stated managed to convey higher data in 12 seconds than Trump has in weeks:
Oliver spent a lot of the present calling out Trump and his administration’s sluggish and complicated response to the outbreak. However he additionally urged viewers to overlook all in regards to the president for only a second as a result of there was a much bigger difficulty to concentrate on.
“Don’t fear,” Oliver stated. “There’s going to be ample time to be completely livid with him later. However the truth is, despite the fact that this shouldn’t be the case, it appears we’re going to be slightly bit on our personal right here.”
Oliver then tore into a few of Trump’s favourite information sources ― together with Fox Information and Rush Limbaugh ― for spreading misinformation and supplied up some good recommendation of his personal:
Oliver described Sunday night time’s episode as “bizarre,” as he taped it with no viewers and in a makeshift studio as a result of COVID-19 circumstances had been found within the constructing the place he usually information his present.
He additionally stated it might be the final episode for a while. Like most different late exhibits, “Final Week Tonight” will stay on hiatus till the outbreak is underneath management.