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As we enter the final days of an election cycle that could only be compared to getting 100-consecutive root canals, many of us are looking back and wondering how the hell we got here. What made Donald Trump finally decide to run after the entire country treated his presidential aspirations as a complete joke for years? It might be because of Last Week Tonight host John Oliver.

Your fav is problematic.
Your fav is problematic.
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In a clip from a 2013 episode of The Daily Show, during which Oliver stood in for Jon Stewart, Oliver practically begs Trump to run, thinking that the mere prospect of Trump's campaign would be a real knee-slapper. Oliver takes responsibility for this mess starting at 4:16.

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"DO IT. Do it! Look at me! Do it!" says Oliver, while staring directly into camera. "I will personally write you a campaign check now, on behalf of this country, which does not want you to be president but which badly wants you to run."

Be careful what you wish for.
Be careful what you wish for.
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So the guy who said that "the Chicago Cubs will never, ever win the world series," and who dared Trump to run for President also believes that America will ultimately elect Hillary Clinton? DO NOT JINX THIS FOR US, JOHN.