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    John Oliver Went To Australia And Spotted Something Crazy

    America's hottest (British) chat show host went to Oz and was all like: WTF?!

    A sketch with Last Week Tonight's John Oliver has surfaced online and it makes a very good point.

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    George III may have been a bit mental.

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    National Portrait Gallery

    Australia was founded in 1788 as a penal colony.

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    State Library of New South Wales

    1,373 people, including approximately 800 convicts, landed at Sydney Cove in January 1788 aboard the First Fleet.

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    Having seen Australia for himself, Oliver is baffled...

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    Destination NSW


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    National Gallery

    ...and bewildered.

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    Tourism Queensland

    You know, he's got a point.

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    Australia. Convict Colony.

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    Tourism Australia

    Mr John Oliver ladies and gentlemen.

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    Teller of Truths.

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    Americans can watch the clip here. Sorry Australia!

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