Posted 14 days ago
It has now been a full month since Joe Biden became president, yet late-night sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live has still not aired a single skit about him or his administration.
SNL, known for decades as a show that skewers America’s highest elected officials, noticeably ignored Biden’s inauguration in the episode written and performed the same week. In the three weeks since that puzzling omission, “Joe Biden” has not appeared as a character on the show — only receiving a few mentions on its “Weekend Update” news segment.
This weekend, SNL skewered Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) in its opening skit (pictured) and a “Weekend Update” segment but, in contrast, made no mention of President Biden’s town hall with CNN, where he delivered gaffes, falsehoods, and downright cringey lines, such as:
-He would not bail out certain levels of student loan debt (his press team backtracked on that line within 24 hours)
-His administration didn’t have “the vaccine” when he came into office (he received it before his inauguration)
-Black Americans and other minorities don’t know how to use the Internet
-He has traveled 17,000 miles with Chinese President Xi Jinping (a false statement)
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