The latest episode of Saturday Night Live opened with “Oops, You Did It Again,” a fake talk show hosted by “Britney Spears,” with guests appearing to deliver weak apologies for their supposed transgressions.
The focus of the skit was Sen. Ted Cruz, played by Aidy Bryant, who is portrayed as the villain of the scene.
Can’t wait for SNL to do a skit on Cuomo killing old people… https://t.co/kmt122FAcU
— Ian G Haworth (@ighaworth) February 21, 2021
Many were quick to respond to my call on social media for SNL to “do a skit on Cuomo killing old people,” saying that Cuomo appeared immediately after Cruz in the clip. Rather than disproving my original point, they actually uncovered a fundamental problem with SNL and how they approach scandals based on political affiliation.
Yes I’m aware. The issue is that it was classic SNL punch-pulling. Cruz is the real villain, while Cuomo’s joke is that he’s grumpy