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In case you missed it, “Saturday Night Live” (SNL) went there.
In a skit that aired this weekend, the program took on the “incredibly complicated and emotional topic” of … masks.
In the skit, three couples are enjoying an evening out together when someone suggests mask mandates may not have been as helpful — or necessary (gasp!) — as health officials led the public to believe.
It didn’t matter that the woman who made the comment said she was just relaying information she’d read in a Bloomberg article.
Just the mere suggestion of a theory that didn’t align with the mainstream narrative was enough to make jaws drop, eyeballs pop and water glasses shatter.
SNL didn’t stop at masks. At one point, one man asked, “Do I have to dump my oldest friend just cause he didn’t get … a booster?”
Watch the SNL skit here: