John Oliver's Wealth Gap Rant? Is Exceptional.
John Oliver really knows where to devote the majority of his weekly half hour on "Last Week Tonight." Somehow he's managed to expand the style of "The Daily Show" to include in-depth features without ever leaving the comfort of the anchor desk. Here's yet another triumph for the young HBO series: this wonderful rant about the U.S. wealth gap that culminates in the most cynical lottery game of all time.