Viewers of NBC’s Saturday Night Live are raving on Twitter about tonight’s cold open skit. Hell must be freezing over, because the left-leaning comedy show actually mocked President Obama and the train wreck of Obamacare instead of utilizing one-trick-pony host Tina Fey’s Sarah Palin schtick.
Cultural shift? Eh. We’re not holding our breath, but it’s a start.
Did you just hear the Obama rip on SNL?
— deborah hayward (@pentstemon) September 29, 2013
— Christian Turkoanje (@Crisss1205) September 29, 2013
— Southern David #tcot (@MetroDavid13) September 29, 2013
Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul, who plays meth dealer Jesse Pinkman, popped in for a well-received cameo. BB’s final episode airs tomorrow on AMC.
I guess hell has frozen over. SNL totally trashed Obamacare. Even brought Jesse Pinkman in to mock it. A puzzlement.
— Bean Counter (@TNBeanCounter) September 29, 2013
ICYMI, SNL premiere started w/Obama discussing HC reform. Special guest: Jesse Pinkman, talking abt his friend w/cancer who had to cook meth
— Josh Moon (@Josh_Moon) September 29, 2013
— Khara Plicanic (@kplicanic) September 29, 2013
anyone else see Jesse pinkman on snl? @aaronpaul_8
— Jessica Carr (@Jessica_Carrx93) September 29, 2013
This #SNL season premiere is off to a good start. That Jesse Pinkman cameo was classic
— Wesley Boutilier (@WestlyATL) September 29, 2013
— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) September 29, 2013
If the skit premise sounds familiar, you’ve been paying attention.
— Obamacare Reporter (@OCareReporter) September 29, 2013
Michael Moore echoed similar sentiments, as Twitchy reported last week.
Will there be a 3am phone call from the White House to SNL executives?
— Stephen Miller (@redsteeze) September 29, 2013
Nope, not forgotten: