The Senate passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act yesterday and though it still has a tough battle in the House, Stephen Colbert is already railing against the measure.
In a tongue-in-cheek segment on the Colbert Report last night, he warned fellow conservatives that ENDA could open the floodgates, literally:
Today it’s transgender people. Tomorrow, the government will tell me I can’t fire a mermaid. Oh, I’m sorry, excuse me…a hermaphrotrout. No matter what it costs me to make her cubicle watertight.
Silly Stephen, everyone knows being a mermaid is a choice.
Colbert also revealed he’s planning on firing Colbert Report staffers that don’t share his particular peccadillo. Check it out below