Stephen Colbert took a break from covering the Republican presidential debates to focus on another issue of national import: the supposed phenomenon of "vodka tamponing."
The "Colbert Report" host learned of it from a Phoenix news report that cited a school police officer. A KPHO reporter asserted that teens all over America are "taking tampons, soaking them in vodka, and inserting them -- there."
"This is happening and it's everywhere," Colbert warned. "A high school security cop heard about it. That means it's true!"
He then ran clips from recent tampon commercials as further evidence: "No wonder the women in these commercials look so happy," he said.
Even boys are inserting the tampons, Colbert said -- "and literally getting drunk off their asses."
Yes, he went -- there.
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