With David Letterman officially signing off as host of CBS’s Late Show on Wednesday, the liberal comic took time once again to bash Republicans for their support of traditional marriage during his Monday night monologue.
Following Governor Jeb Bush’s announcement that he does not believe there is constitutional right to gay marriage, Letterman claimed that Bush now believes “if you let gay people get married, next thing you know, women are going to want to vote.”
See transcript of full joke below.
CBS’s Late Show with David Letterman
May 18, 2015
DAVID LETTERMAN: Well, like it or not, the presidential campaign has already begun. Jeb Bush, Jeb Bush came out against same-sex marriage. Jeb Bush, brother of the former president, son of the former, former president came out against same sex marriage. Also came out in favor of the Iraq War. He certainly is a different kind of Republican, isn't he? Jeb says--Jeb says that if you let gay people get married, this is Jeb Bush now talking, he says if you let gay people get married, next thing you know, women are going to want to vote.