John Oliver - National Pride

  • Season 1 , Ep 2
  • 01/15/2010
  • Views: 14,862

Being from Britain, John Oliver finds it strange to live in a country with national pride. (1:49)

THAT IS PROUD OF ITSELF,THAT HAS NATIONAL PRIDE.

AS A BRITISH PERSON,

WE DON'T REALLY HAVE PRIDEIN OUR COUNTRY ANYMORE

DUE TO THE TERRIBLE THINGSWE'VE DONE IN OUR HISTORY.

(laughter)

IT IS HARD TO LOOKAT THE BRITISH FLAG

WAVING IN THE SKYWITHOUT THINKING TO YOURSELF,

"WE WAGGLED THAT AROUND IN SOMEVERY AWKWARD SITUATIONS."

(laughter)

OUR NATIONAL ANTHEMDOESN'T HELP,

IT'S PREDICATED ON A LIE--"GOD SAVE THE QUEEN."

THAT HAS NEVER HAPPENED.

GOD HAS NEVER SAVED THE QUEENOR ANY OF HER ANCESTORS.

THAT'S WHY SHE'S QUEEN NOW.

(laughter)IN FACT, HE HAS SYSTEMATICALLYWIPED OUT HER ENTIRE FAMILY,

AND SHE IS VERY MUCHNEXT ON HIS LIST.

(laughter)

YOUR-YOUR ANTHEM-- YOUR NATIONALANTHEM IS INSPIRATIONAL.

IT'S UPLIFTING.IT'S SOMETHING TO GET BEHIND.

YES, IT'S ONE LONG SENTENCE,BUT WHAT A SENTENCE.(laughter)

WHAT A SENTENCE.

OBVIOUSLY, YOU DIDN'T WANNA TAKEPUNCTUATION FROM US

WHEN YOU KICKED USOUT OF THE COUNTRY.(laughter)

THROW A COMMA IN THERE.

WHAT'S THE WORSETHAT COULD HAPPEN?

TRY A SEMICOLON,YOU MIGHT LIKE IT.

(laughter)

EVEN CANADA.

CANADA.

AND GOD KNOWS THEY HAVE NOTHINGTO BE PROUD OF.

(laughter)

EVEN THEY ARE INDIFFERENTTO THEMSELVES.

THEIR-THEIR NATIONAL ANTHEMIS BORDERLINE ORGASMIC.

(laughter)

OH, CANADA.

(laughter)

OH, CANADA.(laughter)

OHH, CANADA.

DOES YOUR DADDY KNOW YOU'REGOING OUT DRESSED LIKE THAT?

OH, CANADA.(laughter)

DAMN, CANADA, DAMN.

(laughter)

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