ACLU Defends John Oliver Against Coal Baron With Hilarious Brief

The particular American Civil Liberties Union considers a defamation lawsuit filed with a coal industry titan against comic John Oliver is a joke.

So the business has filed an amicus short for Oliver which is, frankly, hilarious while making the idea that free speech is still safeguarded by the First Amendment.

A little back tale: In June, coal tycoon Robert E. Murray, owner of Murray Energy Company, sued Oliver, HBO, Time Warner and the writers designed for Last Week Tonight,