“Saturday Night Live” last week featured a skit involving “Barack Obama” evaluating a checklist of campaign promises, such as closing Guantanamo Bay, getting out of Iraq, “reforming” health care and more. He concludes, “So looking at this list, I’m seeing two big accomplishments: jack and squat.” But wait, he adds, “I brought a white police officer and a black professor together for a beer. Who else could do that? … You’re right — Oprah — but no one else.”
The skit was mildly humorous, because, of course, Obama already has done much to America. But, as usual, the Left has no sense of humor when it comes to their own. Believe it or not, CNN actually took the time to “fact check” the skit, complete with an interview of Politifact “expert” Bill Adair. CNN’s Kareen Wynter couldn’t resist a swipe at Republicans, saying SNL’s Obama skit “won’t resonate with the audience as much as … comic Tina Fey’s dead-on impersonation of former GOP vice presidential candidate, Sarah Palin.” If CNN really wanted to fact check this comedy show, they might point out that, in the Eastern Time Zone, more than half of “Saturday Night Live” is not actually on Saturday night.