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Last Week Tonight host John Oliver on Sunday highlighted “the underlying truth of North Korea,” which he called “a dark place” both figuratively and literally. This contrasts with western media portrayals of the dictatorship as an eccentric, accordion-filled place where everyone’s required to have the same bad haircut.

Then, to give the indoctrinated people of North Korea “a sense of how America is feeling right now,” Oliver enlists Weird Al Yankovic, who plays the “international language” of the accordion “like a fucking angel.”

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Attorney General Merrick Garland

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Reprinted with permission from Daily Kos

The Department of Justice had the kind of pro-police reform week that doesn't happen every year. In a seven-day period, Attorney General Merrick Garland announced a ban on chokeholds and no-knock warrants, an overhaul on how to handle law enforcement oversight deals, and a promise to make sure the Justice Department wasn't funding agencies that engage in racial discrimination.

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