John Oliver cites PolitiFact fact-check about Nevada convention on ‘This Week Tonight’

On HBO’s This Week Tonight, John Oliver highlighted the convoluted way the Republican and Democratic parties choose their nominees for president. Taking a deep dive into each side’s process, Oliver dissected delegate selection and convention rules, deriding party leaders for defending systems that seem ripe for cheating.   "You’re basically keeping rat poison in a jar next to the sugar saying, 'Hey, it hasn't been a problem yet.' That might technically be true, but is this really the best system you can think of?" Oliver said. In another riff, Oliver cited PolitiFact Nevada when describing the complicated (to say the … >>More stories from National


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