‘Last Week Tonight’ Shows How 11 Countries Make Fun of Trump
Ever wonder how much comic material Trump provides foreign nations? Wonder no more.
On the season premiere of Last Week Tonight on HBO Sunday Sunday, John Oliver offered an entire montage.
The countries featured in the comedic montage include Israel, Germany, Spain, Pakistan, Bulgaria, Taiwan, Ethiopia, Turkey, South Korea, Italy, and of course Russia, and later, Russia.
It’s become an “international cottage industry,” Oliver observed, adding later, “Is anything about Trump funny anymore? Somehow the world’s most [objectively] laughable human has become a comedy graveyard where laughter goes to die.”
The international countries’ offered their reaction to Trump’s “America First” foreign policy. However, Russia took the cake for its bit Trump and Putin’s one-sided relationship.
At one point, a Russian Trump impersonator “picks up a phone call” from “Putin” while speaking on stage.
For his part, British immigrant Oliver came to the defense of the American people, speaking to the foreign countries on behalf of Americans who…aren’t Trump.
“Donald Trump does not reflect America,” the host told the camera. “Trump is the worst of us, but he’s not all of us.”
To end the segment, Oliver had the New York’s Gay Men’s Chorus singing Smashmouth’s “All Star” to show that America is still indeed great.