Colbert: The Bible Belt needs an elastic waistband
Last night, Stephen Colbert checked out the recent study that shows that churchgoers are significantly more likely to be obese than their non-faithful counterparts. Naturally, he decides to investigate. It turns out that the Bible, with all its dietary restrictions (what are Adam and Eve punished for? Eating. No fatties in Eden!), began as a diet book, but somewhere along the line, something changed about followers of God: “They weren’t just filled with the Holy Spirit, but Double Stuf’d,” Colbert said.
“God has really let his people go,” said Colbert.
Watch the full clip, originally broadcast March 29, 2011 on The Colbert Report, below:
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