That, said, British comedian John Oliver—on his HBO his debut this weekend—was one crucial thing Indian media still needed to learn if they truly wanted to Americanise their news coverage, after exclaiming: 'Holy shit, they've stolen our formula!' while ticking off his checklist:
- Do you have a ludicrous number of people shouting at each other?
- Do you have elaborate, senseless, election graphics?
- Do you have self-righteous anchors repeating themselves over and over again?
No election is complete—or entertaining—without a little scandal, a “je ne sais, genocide,” Mr Oliver said, while referring to Mr Narendra Modi.
Mr Oliver described Mr Rahul Gandhi as “Indian Han Solo".