To acknowledge Donald Trump's fast-approaching 100th day in office, Saturday Night Live kicked off this weekend's show with a recap of the 45th president's accomplishments. As you'll see above, the list was brief.
But the quick recap left time for Alec Baldwin to touch on other important topics, like choosing between two advisers jockeying for unfettered White House influence. "Boys, I've called you here tonight for an important reason," he said, as Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner (host Jimmy Fallon, channeling Bashful from Snow White) walked onstage for an America's Next Top Model-style elimination. "The photo in my hand represents the man who will be staying tonight. You will get to keep advising me -- you will also get $100,000 courtesy of L'Oréal! If you do not see your photo, you must immediately leave the Oval Office and join Kellyanne Conway in the basement."
How would Baldwin's Trump choose one over the other? As the actor noted, Bannon might have a mind for strategy, but his photos have the same effect as ipecac. And while Kushner takes better pics, he acts a lot like "a little Jewish Amélie." It might have sounded like a tough decision, but for a man with an expandable toy sphere on his desk, the answer should have been obvious: his beloved Koosh Ball.
It was a busy night for Fallon, who used his return to SNL to throw a dance party and appear in sketches that took pointed shots at United Airlines, John Travolta, and Bostonians. But politically speaking, the notorious hair-ruffler seemed to again play it safe, letting the show's other guests do most of the talking.