Colbert Goes Off on GOP Rep. Who In contrast Colleges to WWII

Stephen Colbert dropped the jokes on the prime of his Late Present monologue Tuesday evening to spend a couple of minutes speaking in regards to the “acquainted and horrible” mass capturing in Nashville, Tennessee. After noting that it was the one hundred and thirtieth mass capturing of 2023, the host identified that 2023 “is barely 87 days outdated.”

“Not doing something about that is an insane dereliction of our collective humanity,” Colbert continued. “And the apparent resolution right here is one President Biden has proposed, an assault weapons ban.” He cited a examine that discovered in the course of the earlier ban, the danger of dying in a mass capturing was 70% decrease in America than it’s at present.

“That simply is smart,” he mentioned. “Fewer weapons means fewer shootings. It may be laborious, however it’s not difficult.”

Colbert went on to accuse Republicans in Congress of being “determined” to speak about “the rest.” And particularly, he highlighted the current feedback from Rep. Tim Burchett (R-TN), who declared that “we’re not gonna repair it” as a result of “criminals are gonna be criminals.”

“I suppose as a lawmaker he might, I don’t know, make a regulation, however that feels like a number of work,” Colbert replied. “Despair is a lot extra environment friendly.”

And when it got here to Burchett’s analogy between faculty shootings and his father’s expertise within the Second World Battle, Colbert mentioned, “Counterpoint: Elementary faculty isn’t purported to be like World Battle II.”

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