John Oliver Slams Fox News for Reducing Migrant Crisis to “One Single Stereotype”


On the latest Last Week Tonight, John Oliver took on the current migrant crisis in Europe to call out the troubling way some world leaders, including “noted swine fellatio enthusiast” David Cameron, and the media choose to characterize the situation.

“When you’re dealing with a mass of people that large, you really want to be a little careful with how you describe them,” Oliver said.

“Here in the US, some in the media have chosen to reduce the migrant population to one single stereotype,” he adds, before showing a Fox News clip featuring the misleading caption, “Terrorists Inbound? Taking refugees could open door to jihadists.”

The segment, while continuing to illustrate the extreme racism and economic hardship refugees face when attempting to come to Europe, then turned to the story of a young, wheelchair-bound refugee, Noujain Mustafa, who learned English by watching Days of Our Lives for two years straight.

Watch the segment above for the heartwarming surprise reunion Oliver managed to pull off for Mustafa.