Colbert To GOPers ‘Obsessed’ With Bathroom Bills: ‘You’re The Weirdos’ (VIDEO)

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Stephen Colbert took on “bathroom bills” like the sweeping anti-LGBT law in North Carolina during “The Late Show” on Tuesday, calling out the “weirdos” who insist on regulating bathroom use.

“I don’t care if you’re male or female, what sex or gender identity someone is,” Colbert said. “I — and I mean this sincerely — do not want to share a bathroom with anyone. Okay? For two reasons: number one and number two,” Colbert said.

“When I am forced to use a public bathroom — which is infrequently, thank god — I go in there with blinders on. I don’t know who’s next to me. It could be a centaur next to me for all I know,” he continued. “I don’t even like to look at myself in the mirror afterwards. I know what I did. I’m there for a surgical strike, get in, get out, minimal casualties.”

He proposed some different rules for public bathrooms instead, such as a ban on chit chat.

He concluded by bashing the Republican lawmakers pushing bills that prevent transgender people from using the bathroom that corresponds to their gender identity.

“And to all those lawmakers out there who are so obsessed with who’s using what bathroom and what plumbing they got downtown: Newsflash — you’re the weirdos!” Colbert said.

Watch the clip via CBS:

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  1. I hear people say stuff like “I guess I’m gonna be going to the women’s bathroom from now on!”

    They think that’s clever but because they’re not as smart as they think they are, they’re actually telling on themselves. THEY are the creepy people we should be worried about.

  2. Yea really the ones shouting the loudest against something are the ones deepest into it.

  3. As usual, Stephen drives straight to the point, and calls out the bullshit for what it is. He’s a national treasure!

  4. Seems like common sense here folks…How many people feel comfortable with a 250 pound man in the same bathroom/locker room as their 16 and 18 year old daughters? How about 70 year old mother? What ever happened to the good old days…

  5. Yes, I imagine all of those 250 pound transgender men stalking the bathrooms frequented by young girls or elderly women. It’s kept me awake at night for years wondering why no one has enacted these laws to keep our women folk safer. Wait…no, no I haven’t. In fact, as a woman growing from young to old in the SF bay area, I have never given it a thought before all of this “common sense” legislation for something that was never a problem.

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