This 'SNL' Sketch Made Donald Trump Lose It on Twitter
It wouldn't be an episode of Saturday Night Live without a Donald Trump send-up (plus crazy celebrity cameos to help us stomach it). Luckily, after a couple weeks of incendiary tweets from the president-elect, NBC's sketch comedy show had the material it needed to pull one off. Tackling Trump's night habit of retweeting just about anyone, and skewering his distraction-prone attention span, last night's show began with a security briefing turned Twitter extravaganza. In the clip above, you'll see Alec Baldwin back with his grumpy impression, Kate McKinnon in her role as Kellyanne Conway, chief Trump strategist Stephen Bannon played by a figure of nightmares, and an air horn.
Not everyone found the cold open funny. In a shocking turn of events, Trump quickly expressed his feelings about the Twitter-themed sketch via... Twitter:
Just tried watching Saturday Night Live - unwatchable! Totally biased, not funny and the Baldwin impersonation just can't get any worse. Sad— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 4, 2016
Trump's relationship with SNL has soured since hosting the show last year. He's especially not a fan of Baldwin's eerily spot-on impersonation, one he has commented on before:
Watched Saturday Night Live hit job on me.Time to retire the boring and unfunny show. Alec Baldwin portrayal stinks. Media rigging election!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 16, 2016
But, as Baldwin also quickly tweeted, mercy comes in different forms for different people.
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