John Oliver Utterly Destroys the Miss America Pageant

If you’re not watching Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, you really are missing out on one of the smartest, funniest and quite frankly most vital news and entertainment shows on television. Oliver does something even real news outlets don’t do anymore by taking up to 20 minutes to dissect a single issue and make perfectly clear why it demands your attention (and derision).

Last night, the show’s main topic was the Miss America pageant — and Oliver’s skewering of it is required viewing.