Oliver’s show focused on civil forfeiture, private prisons, results of the drug war, the bail-bond system, and more. Overall, I think he’s covered our justice system on at least 8 shows. Then, when there was an Al Jazeera America, they did excellent documentaries on our justice system, probably fascinated that the great bastion of freedom was anything but for huge swaths of the population.
Yeah, in both cases, it was a foreign observer coming in and going, “Whoa, people of America, you have serious, serious freedom issues. I know you think you know what that means, but it turns out you have dangerously lost your way.”