On Sunday Night's Last Week with John Oliver on HBO, Oliver summed up the Eurovision Song Contest:
"Basically 37 European countries sublimate thousands of years of ethnic and religious tensions into a series of bizarre three-minute song-tastrophes."
And that's why Conchita Wurst's win is so amazing:
"Is it just me or between Conchita and Michael Sam did the whole world feel like it became a better place to live in the last 24 hours?"
And then there's Russia, where Putin minted a coin to celebrate his annexation of Crimea.
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