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Comment of the Day: John Oliver Asks, How Is Columbus Day Still a Thing?

John Oliver (right): Not a fan of ol' CC.

John Oliver (right): Not a fan of ol' CC.

We usually feature reader comments in our Comment of the Day posts, but today, we take a break from regularly scheduled programming to bring you John Oliver's take on the hottest topic of conversation on Blotter over the past week or so.

Oliver, host of the acclaimed Last Week Tonight show on HBO, isn't sure why Columbus Day is still a thing. (It already isn't a thing in Minneapolis, of course.) And in a concise, humorous video package, he and his team laid out their case as to why it shouldn't be.

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