An incredibly funny British correspondent/writer for the Daily Show
. He also does stand up, which I hear is hilarious, and co-hosts The Bugle
with Andy Zaltzman, among other things.
Jon Stewart: Are we suggesting that any interrogation technique, then, could be allowed under the President's discretion under the right circumstances?
John Oliver: What, d'ya mean like, um, affixing a leech to a man's eyeball? Or, um, forcing him to drink horse semen, you know? Would those be torture?
Jon Stewart: (very long pause) I...yes, that would be tor...
John Oliver: WRONG JON! They are scenes from the number one movie in America, Jackass Number 2!
The fourth hijacked plane of the September 11th attacks, which was planned to be crashed into either the Capitol building or the White House. This was prevented by the crew, who fought back against the hijackers, causing it to crash in a rural area of Pennsylvania.
The people from United Flight 93 deserve a memorial more than most, because they prevented a plane from crashing into the capitol or the White House.