Stephen Colbert looked at many terrible ideas being pushed by Republicans instead of reasonable gun control. But the weirdest thing came from Herschel Walker, ex-football star turned politician.
Walker, the Republican Senate candidate from Georgia, backed by former President Donald Trump, suggested “a department that can look at young men looking at women, looking at their social media – what if we did that?”
“Yeah, how about we do that?” Colbert said Thursday night. “It is high time to create the Federal Bureau Of Looking At Young Men Who Are Looking At Women Who Are Looking At Social Media.
Colbert’s “Late Show” team even came up with a logo for the new federal agency:
Walker’s comments also puzzled Jimmy Kimmel on Thursday.
“Did he play without a helmet? Kimmel asked. “It was quite a journey in the spirit that he took us on.”
The Cook Political Report listed the Georgia Senate seat, currently held by Democrat Raphael Warnock, as a draw. Walker led every poll tracked by FiveThirtyEight.com this year except the most recent, from 11Alive News in Atlanta, which gave Warnock a 5-point advantage.
Watch the rest of Colbert’s monologue here: