Watch: Stephen Colbert torches Trump-backed candidate's outrageous plan on gun control
On Thursday, May 26, Colbert broke down Walker's outrageous suggestions making it clear just how farfetched it actually is.
Walker, a Georgia Republican candidate running for the U.S. Senate who has received major support from former President Donald Trump, claimed the emphasis should be placed on the shooter and not guns. During an appearance on "Fox & Friends," Walker offered his own assessment of the shooting and the massacre as he suggested that there needs to be “a department that can look at young men that’s looking at women, that’s looking at their social media ― what about doing that?”
"We need to get into what happened to him, why, by putting money in mental health. Have people thought about that?" Walker said, referring to the 18-year-old mass shooter in Uvalde, Texas. "We've gotta get back into prayer. People thinking now praying is bad. No, it's not bad. We need to pray for things like that. We need to continue to go out and fight, continue to take your constitutional rights away, and I think we can't do that."
Colbert quickly mocked the former football player for failing to focus on the real problem that greatly contributed to the shooter's ability to carry out such a heinous crime: guns.
“Yeah, what about doing that?” Colbert said. “It’s 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 team also incorporated a parody logo for the comedic and ficticious organization.
\u201cA senate hopeful in Georgia spouted gibberish when asked about solving gun violence, saying \u201cwhat about getting a department that can look at young men that\u2019s looking at women that\u2019s looking at social media.\u201d Get ready for:\u201d— The Late Show (@The Late Show) 1653622860
See the full clip of Colbert's segment below:
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