Stephen Colbert Wrecks ‘Butthole’ Ted Cruz Over His Ugliest Flip-Flop Yet

Stephen Colbert tore into Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Monday for altering his vote and blocking passage of the PACT Act, which might’ve prolonged healthcare advantages for veterans who have been uncovered to toxins such because the burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Or because the “Late Show” host described him: ”Texas senator, and butthole all dressed up for his prostate examination.”

“I imagine there are some veterans out there who would also like to bump Ted Cruz with their fists,” Colbert cracked.

Cruz was amongst many Republicans who voted for the seemingly uncontroversial invoice in June when it handed the Senate 84-14. However then final week, he joined with 24 different Republicans who modified their votes and blocked the invoice.

Critics mentioned it was a spite transfer completed out of unhappiness with Democrats for reaching a deal to lift taxes on the rich and put money into each local weather and healthcare. Colbert referred to as it “baldly cynical” and “pointlessly malicious.”

Because the GOP lawmakers flipped their votes, Colbert supplied one other type of flip in return:

See his full takedown in his Monday evening monologue: