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John Oliver Confuses St. Patrick's Day Parade For AIG Protest (VIDEO)

Huffington Post   First Posted: 04/18/09 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 02:10 PM ET

John Oliver

When you send a Brit to cover the St. Patrick's Day, something bad is probably going to happen, but it doesn't usually involve the correspondent mistaking it for an economic protest.

That was the concept of John Oliver's hilarious look at how drunk people dressed in green reacted to AIG and job loss which included, "passing out in anger, throwing up in anger, pissing up against the side of buildings in anger."

The "Daily Show" has been focusing almost exclusively on the economy and the media's reactions to it. Last night, Stewart did segments on veteran's health insurance, AIG, and populist protests to the bailout. The night before, Samantha Bee took on short-selling, and of course, the week before Stewart took on Cramer.



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