Conservative commentator Charles Krauthammer said on Thursday that he doesn't believe that there's a major national problem surrounding transgender individuals using public restrooms, pushing back against Republican efforts to address the issue.
"What's puzzling here — what I really don't understand — it's a solution in search of an issue," Krauthammer said. "I mean, do we really have an epidemic of transgenders being evil in bathrooms across the country? I haven't heard of a single case."
He went on to say that, if there's a problem, "people ought to work it out on their own," saying that the issue has been made quite large, despite the extremely small percentage of transgender individuals in the U.S.
"We are talking as if transgenders are like a fifth of the population," Krauthammer continued. "This is a very small problem at the edges of other problems having to do with gender identity that's become national precisely because Republicans in North Carolina decided that it was problem."
In the end, he said that it is "not a major national problem" and that should have been left that way.
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