HBO’s John Oliver, host of ‘Last Week Tonight,’ is now demanding that black Americans receive reparations for slavery and arguing against a ‘color-blind’ approach to race.
As The Daily Wire reports:
John Oliver, host of HBO’s fake news show, “Last Week Tonight,” believes the U.S. government should pay monetary restitution to black Americans to compensate for the country’s past racism. “The only really strange thing about [it],” he argued Sunday night, “is that we haven’t done it yet.”
Citing Ta-Nehisi Coates’ 2014 Atlantic article, “The Case for Reparations,” the British comedian based his argument not on slavery but on housing discrimination.
The 44-year-old then specifically said reparations needs to be a federal policy because “ultimately, this isn’t something cities or states can do on their own.”
“It took the power and resources of the federal government to enforce racism on this scale,” Oliver said, “and only the federal government can truly grapple with the consequences.”
Are Americans ready to follow the advice of a far-left, anti-Trump comedian and support slavery reparations?