Al Franken May Have Found a Loophole in ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill
A year ago, the so-called Florida The “Don’t Say Gay” Bill signed into law. To commemorate this event, the Governor of Sunshine State/Thai gourmet Ron DeSantis is seeking to extend the rule—prohibiting discussion of gender identity and sexual orientation through fourth grade—to all grades until the end of high school. But Al Franken thought he might have discovered a flaw.
“This ‘Don’t Say Gays’ Law is Horrible,” Daily program said the host on Thursday night. “Luckily, though, that doesn’t mean you can’t sing about being gay.” Franken then demonstrated what this could look like in the classroom with a little song and dance routine that went like this:
Is an equally valid way
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OK, so maybe that’s semantics—but isn’t semantics the basis of any political argument?
“Anyway, good luck in your English class,” Franken told any Floridians watching. “I think you’ll really enjoy reading classics like Great whale Moby has no hidden meaning.
In April, the Florida State Board of Education will vote on the proposed expansion of the law. There will be only a few exceptions to the rule — like so many other Meatball Ron policies, aimed at combating “saneness” — including health classes that parents can refuse to give their children. I participate. Educators who break the law may have their teaching license revoked.