Welcome back to “Forgotten Fact-Checks,” a weekly column produced by National Review’s News Desk. This week, we dive into the dishonest reaction to a new Florida law, fact check President Biden’s State of the Union address, and hit more media misses.
Don’t Say What?
A new bill emerging out of the Florida state legislature is causing quite a stir. On Saturday Night Live, “Weekend Update” host Colin Jost explained that “the law actually means that you can’t acknowledge that gay exists at all,” and a number of outlets have dubbed it the “Don’t Say Gay” Bill.
Kate McKinnon stops by the Update desk to discuss Florida’s Don’t Say Gay Bill pic.twitter.com/NjLd7HXXXq
— Saturday Night Live – SNL (@nbcsnl) March 6, 2022
But that’s not what the bill does. …
Originally Posted on: https://www.nationalreview.com/news/saturday-night-live-joins-the-news-media-in-misrepresenting-floridas-education-bill/
[By: Isaac Schorr & Brittany Bernstein