Heading into March of 2016, it's time to acknowledge the inevitable reality of fascist retweeter and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump—and late-night comedy's best explainer, John Oliver, is the latest to realize the Trumpening must be faced head-on. Delving into the Trump phenomenon with the sort of in-depth analysis he's applied to such topics as voter ID laws and NSA spying, Oliver examines Trump's appeal as well as the many, many ways the "short-fingered vulgarian" is like a gold Sharpie: "something that gives the passing appearance of wealth, but is actually just a cheap tool." Trump may be a fantastic crowd-worker, but the fact that he occasionally (constantly) forgets what he's said in the past—and has decades of tape recording him saying bizarre things—makes him the perfect topic for Last Week Tonight explainer segment:


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