Over the weekend, American Federation of Teachers (AFT) president Randi Weingarten shared a list of books that were banned in Florida —only problem was the list was completely fake.

“I should have double-checked before I retweeted this list. My bad. Looks like some of the books weren’t banned. Book bans are very real & dangerous,” Weingarten said, including a screenshot of her original tweet, which said, “Books we have taught for generations!!!!!”

From Fox News:

The list, posted by an account called “Freesus Patriot,” claimed that Florida has banned books such as, “To Kill a Mockingbird,” and “A Wrinkle in Time.” The account also tweeted that they would not reveal the source of the list.

“I’m not going to say where this list came from due to protecting sources but if this list is wrong then I invite @RonDeSantisFL to publicly state the books on this list will not be banned in Florida schools & he intends to protect student’s rights. I will take it down if he does,” the account tweeted.

Social media users responded to Weingarten’s walk-back and original tweet, which has since been deleted.

“This list is fake, Randi. Notice there’s no link to a source for it,” Frank Luntz wrote.

More over at Fox News

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