Researcher Fact-Checks John Oliver’s Misinformation On New ‘Trans Rights’ Episode

Posted on AllSides October 21st, 2022
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John Oliver is not a doctor, but he apparently played one on his program Sunday night.

In a new episode of “Last Week Tonight,” the talk show host made a slew of false and misleading claims about “gender-affirming” care and the adolescents seeking it. Most of his smugly-delivered claims relied on jabs at Republicans, clips taken out of context, straw-man arguments and activist-approved talking points.

In a recent article published in City Journal, Leor Sapir, a fellow at the Manhattan Institute, rebutted each claim Oliver made, beginning with Oliver’s insistence on shoe-horning transgender-related issues under the...

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