Wyoming Senator Lynn Hutchings Referenced on Last Week Tonight
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In a segment on John Oliver's HBO Comedy News show Last Week Tonight, a discussion on the death penalty and lethal injections started off with a reference to the Cowboy State. Oliver brought audio of Wyoming State Senator, Lynn Hutchings, describing the reason she believes in the death penalty to kick off the debate.
Hutchings famously said during an interview that she believed that "The greatest man who ever lived was killed by the death penalty for me and you," referencing Jesus, specifically.
Oliver took the remark from Hutchings and used it as a comedic glue for his segment about the death penalty and lethal injections at large. You can watch the full video on Youtube below. Warning: This video contains profanity.