‘SNL’ roasts Trump and Biden’s town halls in a cold open that just wants you to feel anything

'SNL' roasts Trump and Biden's town halls in a cold open that just wants you to feel anything

Let’s be real, America. You know how you’re voting in this election. The rallies, the debates, the town halls… it’s all just theater for your social media feed. This cold open about Thursday’s dueling Donald Trump and Joe Biden town halls is Saturday Night Live‘s bid to participate in that theater.

It’s fine. Jim Carrey’s Biden and Alec Baldwin’s Trump parody their real-life counterparts in safe, familiar ways. Ha, there’s “Joe” wearing a Mr. Rogers vest. Lol, and there goes Trump doing his not-quite-denunciation of hatemongers and conspiracy theorists again. What a rascal.

Does watching this make you feel anything? Is there even anything left to feel? The real town hall duel happened because the debate got cancelled. Why was that? The sitting president refused to get himself tested for a deadly contagious illness before sharing the stage with his opponent. Read more…

More about Saturday Night Live, Cold Open, Entertainment, and Movies Tv Shows

Start a new career with this 11-course coding bootcamp

Turns out Twinkies do not last forever and may produce scientifically confusing mold