John Oliver Tears Into Donald Trump’s Scandals: “Ethically Compromised to an Almost Unprecedented Degree.”

The HBO host compares the political scandals surrounding Trump and Clinton.


Political scandals, whether focused on Hillary Clinton’s email use or Donald Trump’s shady business dealings, have emerged as one of the most popular talking points of the 2016 presidential election. But as John Oliver explained on the latest “Last Week Tonight,” when you break down all the alleged scandals plaguing both candidates, it’s overwhelmingly clear that there is no contest: Trump is “unethically compromised to an almost unprecedented degree.”

“This campaign has been dominated by scandals, but it is dangerous to think that there is an equal number on both sides,” Oliver said. “You can be irritated by some of Hillary’s—that is understandable—but you should then be fucking outraged by Trump’s.”

It’s an important and timely message that comes ahead of tonight’s blockbuster presidential debate. Watch the HBO host stack up all the scandals, in impressive detail, above.