John Oliver on Ferguson, Missouri and police militarization (VIDEO).

Watch John Oliver’s Take on Ferguson and the Police

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Aug. 18 2014 8:46 AM

Watch John Oliver’s Take on Ferguson and the Police

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There was really only one story that John Oliver could devote his main story to on Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight. And while he got in quite a few jokes in his long segment about Ferguson, Missouri, and the militarization of American police departments, he began solemnly and ended in anger. You can watch the full clip above.

David Haglund is a senior editor at Slate. He runs Brow Beat, Slate's culture blog.

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