HBO’s John Oliver, host of “Last Week Tonight,” used Tim Duncan and the Spurs to illustrate a point about district gerrymandering on his show on Sunday evening.
"Nationwide, Democrats running for Congress got 1.1 million more votes, but Republicans sent 33 more members to the house, so the maps they drew put Democrats at a significant disadvantage.
It's like, instead of Tim Duncan, the San Antonio Spurs had to use (film director) Tim Burton.
It's not technically impossible to win, but it's going to be much, much harder."
The entire Gerrymandering rant by Oliver is below...