Some have suggested that failing banks will need to nationalized. Colbert applies that idea to healthcare reform. “If we’re investing in the poor with my money I say that makes me a shareholder and I should have a right to liquidate my assets and I will take them in the form of new livers. Because this new tax policy is driving me to drink. And I’m sure I’ll need other organs because it hasn’t stopped me from driving,” argued Colbert.
This video is from Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, broadcast Mar. 3, 2009.