Oad: Does a spoonful of sugar help the medicine go down?
Does a spoonful of sugar help the medicine go down?
This week you viewed several videos attempting to use humor in order to convey more serious messages about issues related to policing in the United States.
What did you think about John Oliver’s discussions of these issues from sheriffs, to municipal violations and police accountability?
What about Hasan Minhaj’s presentation on “The Broken Policing System?”
What specific scenes, insights, facts, etc. were most interesting to you and why?
How do these videos relate to what we’ve learned this week from Pollock about the Ethics of Policing? How does the work of these comedians build upon, or diverge from, Pollock’s (and others) work?

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