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Want To 'Really Irritate' Donald Trump? John Oliver Has A Plan For You.


Added 11-18-19 02:18:03pm EST - “The "Last Week Tonight" host wants you to use the census to get back at the president.” - Huffpost.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Huffpost.com: “Want To 'Really Irritate' Donald Trump? John Oliver Has A Plan For You.”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

John Oliver closed out the latest season of “Last Week Tonight” with an extended look at how President Donald Trump has attempted to weaponize next year’s U.S. census by trying to add a question about citizenship. 

And as Oliver pointed out, that could cause people to avoid the census “out of fear that the information could be used against them or people in their household.”

That question was dropped, but Oliver said many in the immigrant community are nevertheless still nervous about the census. 

He warned that experts expect an undercount, which will be used in redistricting, potentially shifting the balance of power in Congress. 

Think about it: His administration already clearly thinks that certain people don’t count. So what better way to get back at him than to make sure that you do and make the census count you.

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