‘SNL’ Goes Low and Invites Stormy Daniels on the Show for a Cameo
Controversial adult actress appeared with Alec Baldwin for one clear goal — to attack President Trump
On a near-weekly basis, “Saturday Night Live” goes after the sitting president and his supporters as much as humanly possible.
On last night’s episode, the left-leaning NBC “comedy program” featured Stormy Daniels (real name Stephanie A. Gregory Clifford) in a cameo to highlight the show. If anything, this simple act displays how far — and how low — the show is willing to go in order to attack President Donald Trump.
Daniels appeared in the cold open, which began with Alec Baldwin portraying President Trump and Ben Stiller portraying lawyer Michael Cohen in a phone conversation. Baldwin asked Stiller to call Daniels to try to “fix this once and for all.” Stiller did — but then Baldwin-as-Trump asked Daniels, “What are you wearing?” He then decided he could handle the call himself and hung up on Stiller-as-Cohen.
During their phone conversation, Baldwin asked Daniels, “What do you need for this to all go away?” in reference to an alleged affair. To this question, Daniels replied, “A resignation.”
Ultimately, Baldwin said to her, “I solved North and South Korea. Why can’t I solve us?”
And Daniels replied, "I know you don't believe in climate change, but a storm's coming, Baby."
Putting Daniels on "SNL" was nothing less than virtue signaling to a crowd that loves anything and everything that slams this president.
The opening segment lasted about seven minutes — and featured brief calls to Beck Bennett as Mike Pence, Aidy Bryant as Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Scarlett Johansson as Ivanka Trump — plus Jimmy Fallon as Jared Kushner, Leslie Jones as Omarosa Manigault, Kate McKinnon as Rudy Giuliani, Cecily Strong as Melania Trump, and Martin Short as Dr. Harold Bornstein.
It was a scatterbrained segment that tried to throw as many jabs at President Trump as possible by using a cast of thousands — and its lack of focus quickly wore thin, possibly even for the anti-Trump crowd.
Of course, "SNL" had to go after Kanye West, too, and did so with a spoof of the recent hit film "A Quiet Place." In the "SNL" version, it was called "A Kanye Place."
During the skit, Donald Glover, Cecily Strong, Aidy Bryant, Kenan Thompson and Beck Bennett all tried to travel through a field quietly so that they would not be killed by monsters. In the end, they failed — the group started getting notifications of West's tweets and were angry about it.
The cast was dragged off by monsters as they reacted loudly to West's recent tweet storms.
"You guys, Kanye just tweeted. He said he would've voted for Trump," Glover told the group. When he did, they shushed him.
From there, the cast was dragged off by monsters as they reacted loudly to West's recent tweet storms.
Glover showed Thompson a photo of West's signed "Make America Great Again" hat — which prompted Thompson to yell, "Oh, come on, Kanye!" After that, he was grabbed by a monster and taken away.
It's clear those on the Left want to bash Trump any way they can — whether on news shows, in their commentary or in their attempts at comedy. They cannot give Trump credit for any of his successes — and with "SNL," they've taken a once-great program and pretty much turned it into a political action committee.
Tom Joyce is a freelance writer from the South Shore of Massachusetts. He covers sports, pop culture, and politics and has contributed to The Federalist, Newsday, ESPN, and other outlets.