Stephen Colbert Lays Into Republicans Who Plan Obamacare Repeal: ‘Get Alabamputation’ (Video)

Now here’s the funny part of “The Late Show” host’s broadcast on the night he also addressed calls for his firing

After outcries that took the form of the hashtag #FireColbert gained steam, “The Late Show” host Stephen Colbert addressed the elephant in the room on Wednesday night, stopping short of apologizing for a Trump joke that some decried as homophobic.

But he also got back to business, doing a bit that thrashed Republicans for a pending House vote expected to repeal large swaths of the Obama Care Act.

Yes, House majority leader and California rep Kevin McCarthy — who Colbert pointed out has the “saddest eyes” — said Wednesday that “we have enough votes… It’ll pass.” If passed, it’s a move Colbert indicated would be regrettable: “Why the hell did we do that?”

As Colbert adeptly explained it, states would have the choice to opt out of Obamacare for patients with pre-existing conditions. He highlighted the idiocy of North Carolina rep Robert Pittenger’s proposed solution: Just move to a different state.

“Hey kids, dad’s got pancreatitis. Road trip!” the host quipped. “This is going to be a real boon for state tourism. Look for signs: Virginia is for livers; I heart-transplant New York; and Come get an Alabamputation.”

Watch it above.