Stephen Colbert mentioned anti-vaxxers have been cooking up bizarre methods to get round Fb’s crackdown on misinformation in regards to the coronavirus vaccine, resembling altering their teams to names like “dance get together” to evade detection.
“So prepare for brand new dance crazes like Precise Saturday Night time Fever, the Harlem Ache and The Floss (Of Style and Scent),” he joked.
Additionally they use code phrases, so as an alternative of claiming somebody “received the vaccine,” they’ll say that particular person “danced” or “drank beer.” Pfizer known as “pizza” and Moderna known as “Moana,” as within the Disney movie.
“If you happen to’re going to explain one thing you assume is killing all people, possibly don’t use code phrases which are issues that everyone universally loves,” he mentioned.
In a single group, a member mentioned her husband received sick after he went on “a cross-country journey the place he spent 2 nights with dancers.”
“On this case, ‘dancers’ is code for ‘vaccinated individuals,‘” Colbert identified. “However now her husband has an ideal alibi for going to strip golf equipment. Honey, I spent the evening with two ‘dancers,’ and now I’ve ‘chlamydia.’”
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