John Oliver Slams Donald Trump and GOP Rivals for Reducing Election to Dick-Measuring Contest


Judging by Donald Trump’s sweeping victories on Super Tuesday, Republican voters have decidedly ignored John Oliver’s plea to #MakeDonaldDrumpf again and are on track to nominate the “serial liar” for president—at least for the time being.

But that doesn’t mean the Last Week Tonight host is done skewering Trump or his GOP rivals, especially after last week’s vulgar debate in Detroit, in which the real estate magnate boasted about the size of his penis on national television.

“That’s right, Donald Trump just talked about his dick during a presidential debate,” Oliver said. “A dick which I presume looks like a Cheeto with the cheese dust rubbed off.”

He then played audio excerpts of Trump’s ex-wife’s equally cringeworthy romance novel, read by Morgan Fairchild.

As Oliver declared last night, welcome to “Clowntown Fuck-the-World Shitshow 2016.”

Note: The original clip was taken down, but you can head to YouTube to watch. 

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