Query for anybody who wager towards Saturday Night time Stay‘s “Weekend Replace” section main with something aside from GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz — what have been you considering?
Well, Colin Jost started by saying the Home member from Florida “seems like a caricature artist’s drawing of me.” However then the hits began — and saved comin’.
- “[Gaetz] is reportedly beneath investigation an alleged sexual relationship with an underage lady, as a result of Gaetz believes that solely voters ought to have to indicate ID.”
- “It’s additionally being reported that Gaetz might have paid for intercourse with ladies he met on-line. That story has since been confirmed by his entire vibe.”
- “Gaetz then defended himself by releasing this very regular assertion — see if any of it sounds suspicious to you: ‘Matt Gaetz has by no means paid for intercourse.’ ‘Matt Gaetz has by no means ever been on any such web sites in anyway.’ ‘Matt Gaetz cherishes the relationships in his previous and appears ahead to marrying the love of his life.’ Right here’s my response assertion: ‘Colin Jost doesn’t imagine you.’ ‘Colin Jost thinks you may have been to alllll the web sites.’ And ‘Colin Jost thinks it is best to maintain off on sending out these marriage ceremony invitations.’
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Michael Che then did a few Biden jokes, however when the digital camera returned to Jost, there was a graphic over his shoulder of Gaetz and the QAnon emblem.
“And if I may get again to Matt Gaetz for a minute…” he stated, pausing for the snicker. “Right here’s the craziest a part of this story to me: A sitting congressman is being accused of kid trafficking, and the QAnon individuals are immediately like, ‘Nah, I want extra proof.’ That was your entire factor! I imply, c’mon, give it some thought: Gaetz’s girlfriend, she was allegedly 17. The seventeenth letter is Q. All of it provides up.”
Jost continued: “What are you ready for? The storm is lastly right here, and QAnon is like, ‘You possibly can’t imagine all the things you learn on the Web.”
The subject later turned to a different poisonous topic: Covid-19 — particularly the vaccines which are giving hope to many.
“Fifteen million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine have been delayed following an ingredient mixup on the manufacturing unit,” Jost reported. As a bottle of the “no extra tears” child shampoo hit the display screen, he added, “However the excellent news is, now your shampoo would possibly remedy Covid.”
And simply you thought you’d hear the final a couple of sure Florida Man on “Weekend Replace,” Jost stated: Pfizer additionally stated that its Covid vaccine is secure and efficient for teenagers age 12-15. ‘Nicely, that’s a reduction,’ stated Matt Gaetz.”
Watch a part of the fake-news section right here:
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