The obsessive crew at “Saturday Night Live” continue to milk the rabid left’s Trump Derangement Syndrome for all it’s worth and they aren’t taking a break from their non-stop bashing of the legitimately elected president for the holidays.
This week’s propaganda onslaught was led by Alec Baldwin, who other than playing Trump on SNL spends an inordinate amount of time assaulting people over parking spots and launches into homophobic rants, he is beloved by the political left because he hates Trump.
Baldwin has fished his sagging career out of the toilet by pandering to the obsessive freaks who tune into NBC’s flagship program and one has to wonder what will happen to his fortunes when Trump is out of office.
So what could be more irresistible to the SNL writers and cast with Baldwin than to smear the Christmas classic “It’s A Wonderful Life” as another way to attack Trump?
Saturday Night Live spoofed the White House in a parody of It’s a Wonderful Life, featuring Alec Baldwin as a beleaguered President Trump who is visited by an angel, Clarence (Kenan Thompson) and tells him he wishes he had never been president. The cold open got a rise out of the White House and served as a reunion of celebrity cameos to relive the year’s political turmoil.
While liberals laughed, one person who wasn’t laughing was the target of the latest cavalcade of late-night hate-mongering.
President Trump took to Twitter to push back, and he sent a major warning shot to the show and network.
A REAL scandal is the one sided coverage, hour by hour, of networks like NBC & Democrat spin machines like Saturday Night Live. It is all nothing less than unfair news coverage and Dem commercials. Should be tested in courts, can’t be legal? Only defame & belittle! Collusion?
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 16, 2018
Donald Trump called for courts to test NBC and “Saturday Night Live” in a fiery tweet on Sunday that followed the final airing of the sketch show until the New Year.
“SNL” wrapped up a year of political humor directed at the Trump administration with a parody of the Christmas movie “It’s a Wonderful Life,” in which it posited a world wherein Donald Trump, played by Alec Baldwin, was never elected president of the United States.
The sketch, which featured returning guest stars Ben Stiller as Michael Cohen, Robert De Niro as Robert Mueller and Matt Damon as Brett Kavanaugh, showed Trump being led through a Christmas party in a world where Hillary Clinton became president. As each person from his administration approaches, Trump learns that him not being president worked out for the benefit of everyone. For example, the sketch suggested that he and Melania got a divorce and remarried others, Kavanaugh never made it onto the Supreme Court and Mueller was able to spend more time with his kids instead of having to “investigate some idiot for treason.”
Trump responded to the sketch on Sunday morning by jabbing both the sketch show and NBC.
Trump tweeted: “A REAL scandal is the one-sided coverage, hour by hour, of networks like NBC & Democrat spin machines like Saturday Night Live. It is all nothing less than unfair news coverage and Dem commercials. Should be tested in courts, can’t be legal? Only defame & belittle! Collusion?”
Trump has a point that it may be time for the courts to determine whether propaganda – which isn’t free speech nor press freedom – is constitutionally protected.