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Endorse This! Colbert Hilariously Destroys Herschel Walker's 'Gun Plan'

Republicans have been tripping over themselves in an all-out race to shield the NRA and find any blame for gun shootings that ignores actual guns. And while we thought Ted Cruz had the dumbest excuse, Georgia's Trump-backed Senate candidate and former football player Herschel Walker appear to have out-dumbed Cruz.

Walker says the solution to school shootings involves "a department that can look at young men that's looking at women that's looking at social media." Did Walker play wearing a helmet? Late Show host Stephen Colbert gleefully assessed his suggestion.

“Yeah, what about doing that?” Colbert said on Wednesday night. “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 even came up with a logo for this so-called agency.

Endorse This! Colbert Goes After Carlson On 'Replacement' Theory

It seems we can't go even a week in America without some deranged white nationalist shooter taking the lives of decent people. Of course, this type of violence is propagated on a daily basis by the far-right sh*tweasals at Fox News and, worse yet, in the ranks of the Republican Party.

After returning to the Late Show helm, Stephen Colbert weighed in on the real culprit behind the mass shootings -- the Replacement Theory popularized by Tucker Carlson.

"Where does anyone get an idea that monstrous?” Colbert wondered. “Well, it used to be only from the farthest rightwing fringe organizations – your StormFronts, your neo-Nazis. But these days, you can see it every night on TV,” thanks to Fox News and host Tucker Carlson, who has advanced the idea that a “cabal of elites wants to force demographic change through immigration” in more than 400 episodes of his show.

Colbert also made sure to mockthe ridiculous lie that Democrats are somehow super radicalized.

“Oh, and you know what those liberals will do with their powerful permanent majority?” he mocked. “Beg Joe Manchin for paid family leave, and then when he doesn’t vote for it say, ‘oh, OK then, is there something else we could do for you? What if we fed coal directly to dolphins?’”

Watch the clip below:

#EndorseThis: Colbert Says Trump ‘Had Some Problems With The Truth’ At Debate

According to “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert, GOP nominee Donald Trump “had some problems with the truth” at the first presidential debate.

“Everyone’s trying to figure out who won,” Colbert said. “Which is kind of silly, because both sides are going to say they won.”

Colbert began by complimenting Trump for his handshakes with Hillary Clinton (“women”) and Lester Holt (“minorities”). He then began to hit The Donald for his obvious issues with truth-telling, pointing out that Trump had “made more than 34 comments that were either lies or misstatements, while Clinton was tagged with four.”

The host continued, using one of Trump’s favorite phrases: “A lot of people are saying Trump didn’t seem prepared—possibly because he was not. Apparently Trump’s advisers said it was a waste of time to try to fill his head with facts and figures.”

Colbert also noted that Clinton had an “obvious” plan to get under Trump’s skin and that it worked.

“She brought the orange peeler,” he said. “She got in there.”

Watch below:

Photo and video via The Late Show/YouTube