John Oliver - American Defiance

Ali Wong, Travon Free, Paul F. Tompkins Season 4, Ep 7 09/06/2013 Views: 15,213

John Oliver loves the way that America deals with its problems. (0:49)

I think that might be whyI love this country so much,

because America is defiantin the face of everything,

from a threatto a fact.

And I can prove thatto you.

Look-- Look at whatwe've gone through recently.

We've just gone throughthe worst recession

of our lifetimes,

and yet, and yet,

in October of last year,

the American peoplespent $310 million

on Halloween costumesfor their pets.

For your pets.

I just don't thinkthere is a bigger [BLEEP] you

to a recession than that,to be honest.