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John Oliver skewers cable news and climate change skepticism

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Cable news has always made a rich target for comics, but after a recent report on the devastating effects of manmade climate change, John Oliver's Last Week Tonight attacked the networks' skeptical response head-on. In the segment, he plans out a "statistically accurate" climate debate that pits four skeptics against 96 scientists who accept the consensus. The result isn't terribly coherent as a debate, but it's some of the best political theater you'll see all week.