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SNL Mocks Benghazi Hearings; Replaces Whistleblowers with Murderer Jodi Arias
breitbart.com ^ | May 12 2013 | Joel B. Pollak

Posted on 05/12/2013 2:45:19 PM PDT by NoLibZone

Saturday's edition of Saturday Night Live mocked the House Oversight Committee's hearings last week on the Benghazi terror attacks, substituting convicted murderer Jodi Arias for the State Department whistleblowers who came forward to testify about the deaths of four American diplomats on Sep. 11, 2012.

SNL cast the hearings as a "partisan witch-hunt" in which Republicans tried to sensationalize the deaths for political gain, using the week's notorious criminals--including alleged kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro--to gain media attention. The sketch, which opened the show, acknowledged that the media had not covered the Benghazi scandal--but instead of making fun of the media or the administration, SNL targeted the GOP.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: arielcastro; benghazi; deathtodemocrats; demagogicparty; jodiarias; libya; lornemichaels; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills; snl; waronterror
Lorne Michales and the cast of SNL mock the 4 in Benghazi dead as well as the 3,000 killed in NYC.

Al Qeda attacks are humorous to the NYC SNL crew.

1 posted on 05/12/2013 2:45:20 PM PDT by NoLibZone
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To: NoLibZone

They’ve gone from scraping the bottom of the barrel to digging under it.


2 posted on 05/12/2013 2:47:22 PM PDT by Bob
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To: NoLibZone

They should move this to MSNBC where their real audience is.


3 posted on 05/12/2013 2:48:27 PM PDT by clintonh8r ("Europe was created by history. America was created by a philosophy." Baroness Thatcher)
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To: NoLibZone

Anybody on FR who is “surprised” at this should probably leave right now....


4 posted on 05/12/2013 2:48:30 PM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: NoLibZone

GE is at it again. Gotta protect their golden goose.


5 posted on 05/12/2013 2:48:36 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If you think ObamaCare is a train wreck, wait until you see the amnesty bill.)
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To: NoLibZone

I saw the horrifying Colbert Report makes jokes about Benghazi while showing the burning embassy in the background. An American ambassador tortured for 8 hours, brutally murdered along with 3 other brave Americans, and it’s the subject of jokes. Can anyone imagine Carson doing this?


6 posted on 05/12/2013 2:50:29 PM PDT by miss marmelstein ( Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: NoLibZone
And the moslem sketch is when?
7 posted on 05/12/2013 2:50:45 PM PDT by tractorman (I never miss a chance to tweak a liberal.)
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To: NoLibZone

SNL in NY....they’ve definitely forgotten about 9/11.

Something tells me, with this administration not taking it serious either, they might just all be reminded again......


8 posted on 05/12/2013 2:52:05 PM PDT by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: miss marmelstein

Colbert was probably p*ssed that Sis got whupped by a guy who ran off to S. America for a hookup.


9 posted on 05/12/2013 2:53:14 PM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: NoLibZone
Apparently there are no number of dead or no F-up too disastrous and no truth worth uncovering for democrats to abandon politics.
10 posted on 05/12/2013 2:54:41 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: NoLibZone

SNL is embarrassingly unfunny.


11 posted on 05/12/2013 2:56:38 PM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: NoLibZone

The only reason SNL is still on is because the DNC knows that SNL is where their brain dead, low information voters get all of their political information. Normal people have other things to do on Saturday night.


12 posted on 05/12/2013 2:57:18 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If you think ObamaCare is a train wreck, wait until you see the amnesty bill.)
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To: Ouchthatonehurt

Exactly! Plus, it was stupid for two reasons: most of their target audience isn’t even aware of this story, and the rest who ARE, won’t find humor in it. They need to research who’s watching.


13 posted on 05/12/2013 2:59:39 PM PDT by LittleBillyInfidel (This tagline has been formatted to fit the screen. Some content has been edited.)
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To: NoLibZone

Gee, I wonder why nobody watches SNL anymore.


14 posted on 05/12/2013 3:00:43 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: NoLibZone

Depending on how the Benghazi investigations go Lorne Michaels may turn out looking even lamer than usual.

It would nice for some conservative to develop a show that spoofs Lorne Michaels and SNL itself and exposes how “establishment” these people really are. In the 1970s SNL were rebels against the establishment. Look how pathetic they look now


15 posted on 05/12/2013 3:07:08 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: NoLibZone

I haven’t watch SNL in over 20 years.


16 posted on 05/12/2013 3:08:53 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: NoLibZone

I like Kristen Wiig and was looking forward to seeing SNL as I haven’t watched it in over 20 years. I recorded it last night and sat down to watch it this morning and that was the first skit. I am beyond being shocked and completely disgusted.

To see this for the opening skit was like being punched in the stomach and I erased it without watching any more. How any human being can mock and make fun of Americans that were slaughtered by savages, in an 8 hour battle, is beyond me. To turn murdered Americans, one who was sodomized in life and death, into a joke, to put the time into getting the biggest laugh possible over the killing of any human being, much less those who begged for help from an administration who took great joy in letting them die, is unfathomable.


17 posted on 05/12/2013 3:09:15 PM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: NoLibZone

It was poorly done. A big flop. I am guessing they are going to pay for this.


18 posted on 05/12/2013 3:09:35 PM PDT by cornfedcowboy (Trust in God, but empty the clip.)
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To: NoLibZone

Totally sick.

Liberals will do anything to protect Obama


19 posted on 05/12/2013 3:11:24 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: NoLibZone

Proof that SNL takes orders from the Dems..


20 posted on 05/12/2013 3:13:10 PM PDT by cardinal4 (Constitution? What Constitution?)
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To: NoLibZone

SNL, Stewart, Colbert, Letterman, etc., they are all warrior-propagandists for the ruling-class elites and their socialist agenda. If it means mocking the four dead Americans or anyone who dares bring light on the dereliction or corruption, this is indeed what they will do. They serve their masters.


21 posted on 05/12/2013 3:30:22 PM PDT by greene66
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To: NoLibZone

SNL has some decent comedians; but they need some good writers. I’m very glad I didn’t stay up to watch last night’s show. There’s no excuse for something so hideous.


22 posted on 05/12/2013 3:35:56 PM PDT by mlizzy (If people spent an hour a week in Eucharistic adoration, abortion would be ended. --Mother Teresa)
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To: miss marmelstein

Well wonder what these libtards would think if it was THEIR families?

What morons these people are. Unbelievable. Evil.


23 posted on 05/12/2013 3:35:57 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: NoLibZone

They’ll do anything to get attention.

The show was tired decades ago, it’s completely irrelevant now.


24 posted on 05/12/2013 3:47:23 PM PDT by Ray76 (Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?)
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To: NoLibZone

Libtards don’t have any value for life, that is why they love abortion so much..so SNL decides to pock fun at a horrendous crime, 3 women being brutalized for 10+ years in a hell hole while horrible things were done to them..that is why I haven’t watched SNL in WOW I dont even know how long..its been garbage for a long time and this pretty much confirms it


25 posted on 05/12/2013 3:48:54 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: NoLibZone

Is that thing still on? Really low class bunch.


26 posted on 05/12/2013 3:59:55 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: NoLibZone

This situation is not funny and not a proper subject for humor.


27 posted on 05/12/2013 4:08:50 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The right to self-defense is older than the Constitution.)
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To: NoLibZone

It actually wasn’t a bad premise for a skit (republicans having to resort to calling Jodie Arias as a witness to get some mainstream media coverage of the Benghazi hearings), but the execution was pretty terrible (nearly zero effort at being funny). I suspect there are is at least one libertarian-minded junior writer on the show who is being sabotaged during rewrites and editing to keep with the liberal lines of acceptable targets of mockery.


28 posted on 05/12/2013 4:10:06 PM PDT by jz638
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To: cardinal4
More likely they take their orders from the homosexual masterminds of AlQaida who gang raped Ambassador Stevens.

They like that stuff.

29 posted on 05/12/2013 4:12:04 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: jz638

Uh, no. They made a point of making Republican Issa look like a buffoon and “Death is part of Life” Democrat Cummings look like the voice of reason.

It was not funny nor was it intended to be, it was just a slap at Republicans. You give them too much credit.


30 posted on 05/12/2013 4:15:37 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Obama / Clinton Benghazi (4), Ted Kennedy (1), my Gun Collection (0)...)
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To: SampleMan

You’ve missed...nothing.


31 posted on 05/12/2013 4:17:36 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: NoLibZone

Dear Navy SEALs: New York City is a wonderful vacation spot! Think of the fun you could have being in the audience for Saturday Night Live! Why, you could personally pass on your enjoyment of their skit mocking your dead brothers. Their jest salvors but a shallow wit.


32 posted on 05/12/2013 4:21:40 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: FlingWingFlyer

GE doesn’t own NBC anymore. Comcast does.


33 posted on 05/12/2013 4:23:22 PM PDT by PaForBush
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To: nascarnation

I thought of that. So let us make fun of Chris Steven’s vile death to make up for his damned sister’s lose.


34 posted on 05/12/2013 4:37:51 PM PDT by miss marmelstein ( Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: freekitty

I’m old but I rember when SNL was entertainment instead of a liberal platform!
I haven’t wathced it with any intent since Gilda passed!
She was a sweet lady! I play some of her songs she recorded while with us on our Radio Show!


35 posted on 05/12/2013 4:38:27 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: NoLibZone
Haven’t watched their crap in years and I started out with the first show they ever broadcast.
36 posted on 05/12/2013 5:03:55 PM PDT by MagnoliaB
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To: FlingWingFlyer

I take it they compete with Jon Stewart and Colbert (or whatever his name is).


37 posted on 05/12/2013 5:05:39 PM PDT by MagnoliaB
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To: mlizzy

So they’re regrouping.

I guess they’re going to go Alinsky on the whistle-blowers.

It could work, with the media on their side. They only have to convince the 50% who are watching TMZ.


38 posted on 05/12/2013 5:13:18 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: NoLibZone

When will we make a stand?


39 posted on 05/12/2013 8:19:51 PM PDT by logitech (It is time.)
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To: nascarnation

consider the blatent cheating.

listing her name twice for political advantage. (granted TECHNICALLY legal but he would have freaked if the republican did that)

Illegal voting, wild accusations beyond those admitted.


40 posted on 05/13/2013 11:40:54 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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