If you were still 50/50 on Donald Trump’s decision to pardon Sheriff Joe Arpaio, just have a watch of the latest clip from Last Week Tonight.
See if John Oliver can’t change your mind.
In the 15-minute rant above, Oliver breaks down all the things “America’s toughest Sheriff” has done while in power — from forcing prisoners to wear pink underwear to live-streaming them going to the toilet.
“Arpaio broke the rules he was sworn to uphold — rules that are put in place to protect citizens from a government going out of control,” concludes Oliver.
“And Trump giving him a pass, after everything that you have seen tonight, and saying that he was ‘just doing his job’, is a loud confirmation that — at least as far at this White House is concerned — for the next few years law enforcement won’t necessarily be expected to do their jobs the way the constitution, or the courts say they should…”