SNL mercilessly mocks Donald Trump's Facebook apology – CNET
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In a normal week, you might imagine that “Saturday Night Live” would make a few jokes about last week’s vice presidential debate.
That event was, sadly, quite dull.
Moreover it was made ever duller by the release of a 2005 “Access Hollywood” tape on which Republican nominee Donald Trump was heard to boast of unparalleled access to the women of the world.
The Washington Post published the tape, on which Trump boasted that, because he’s a star, he can just kiss women and grab their genitalia.
This led to a somewhat confused Facebook apology, which, quite naturally, led to a quickly scripted turn away from the vice presidential ribbing toward mockery of the presidential aspirant’s boasting about vice.
Here, SNL’s Cecily Strong — playing CNN’s Brooke Baldwin — had to face Trump played by Alec Baldwin.
Just as real Trump’s apology video smacked of little actual apology, Baldwin’s Trump managed to mutter: “I applgize.”
He wasn’t quite able to grab the full word and bring it to consummation.
What followed was Trump doubling down on his descent into staying the coarse. He used the “p” word several times, and I’m not referring to “presidential.”
As more and more Republican luminaries desert his cause, many people are saying that Trump is done.
Here at Technically Incorrect, we prefer sober analysis.
I offer you therefore a new CBS News poll. It says that 91 percent of Trump supporters in Ohio and 90 percent in Pennsylvania say Trump’s comments about women make no difference to their view of him at all.
There’s another debate tonight. Surely you’ve heard about it. It’s the Brawl At The Town Hall.