After the Brexit vote resulted in the United Kingdom deciding to leave the EU last week, Americans had two big questions. "What the hell is a Brexit?" and "Why the hell should I care?" Luckily we have British-man-living-in-America John Oliver, to tell us why the Brexit is not just scary for Europeans, but a cautionary tale for Americans as well.
Basically, learning that Donald Trump fully supports the Brexit is enough for many people to know that it was probably not a great idea.
Now Americans are faced with a similar type of vote, where they get to decide to keep things largely the same although things aren't perfect, or do something crazy and try to "take back our country" by voting for some xenophobic lunatic with bad hair. Sound familiar?
Later in the segment, Oliver concludes by saying:
And you might think, well that is not going to happen to us in America. We're not going to listen to some ridiculously haired buffoon peddling lies and nativism in the hopes of riding a protest vote into power. Well let Britain tell you, it can happen, and when it does, there are no fucking do-overs.