Watch: John Oliver nails it on the militarization of police, Ferguson and race

From last night’s episode of his HBO show Last Week Tonight (which somehow gets better with every episode), John Oliver explains how “No one should ever be allowed to say there is no history of racial tension here, because that sentence has never been true anywhere on Earth.” Also, the insane extent to which even the smallest-town police departments have militarized “The point is, if you are a cop in the United States, you should dress for the job you have, not the job you want.”

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