Larry Wilmore Tackles ‘American Sniper’ On ‘The Nightly Show’

Larry Wilmore’s The Nightly Show focused on American Sniper last night, including two Iraq vets on his panel, one of whom was a sniper:

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The episode ended with kind of a thud, however, when Wilmore took his Keep It 100 question: If you knew it would guarantee massive success of your show, would you do a tour in Afghanistan as a soldier? “I would do a tour as a soldier, whether or not it has to do with my show or not. That’s just how I feel about it,” Wilmore said, adding, “I don’t care whether it has to do with my show. I would do a tour if I was called to. There you go.”

Wild applause from his studio audience. Then, he added, “but not at 53.” Wilmore wisely added that maybe he deserved a bag of weak tea – which Wilmore hands out to panelists who fail to give “100” answers to questions he puts to them during the show – for that answer.

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