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America's continued production of nuclear waste without having a place to dispose of it is, in John Oliver's words, akin to shitting in paper bags all over the house and praying they don't leak.

It's a pretty solid (sorry) metaphor, particularly when you consider the problems plaguing the Hanford site—which, as Oliver notes, was built with materials that were not meant to survive half a century and more.

Check out the segment with Hanford below, and if you want to skip to the Washington-specific stuff, fast forward to 8:55.