Despite the media's repeated claim that the Time Square bomb was "crude" and "amateurish," Colbert knows there's no taking chances. Addressing "Mr. Terrorist," Colbert reassured him that we were all sufficiently terrified and "there's no need to try again."
That in mind, Colbert urged all New Yorkers to take a stand. Despite most Manhattanites natural instinct to stay away from Times Square, it's time to take pride in the tourist landmarks:
"They don't hate us for our freedom. They hate us for our souvenirs of freedom... They may take our safety and security, but they will never take our rhinestone-studded Big Apple thongs and our porn shop anal beads."