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NBC Announces: Saturday Night Live Will Not Be Funny Until Romney Is Elected President
The Fine Report ^ | April 21, 2012 | Staff

Posted on 04/24/2012 8:55:03 AM PDT by tcrlaf

“With Barack Obama in the White house, there is simply no one in the administration to make fun of. It’s been a very frustrating few years.

On the other hand, if Romney is elected, there will be limitless material. Romney is funny, you see. The Obamas? I mean, there is just nothing that lends itself to parody.”

- Anonymous NBC producer

(Excerpt) Read more at thefinereport.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Political Humor/Cartoons; Politics/Elections; Unclassified
KEYWORDS: comedy; fact; obama; parody
Parody, but so sadly true. They won't have to fear losing their jobs by making fun of the President when a REPUBLICAN is in office.

The gays running NBC today WOULD NOT TOLERATE doing to Obama, what NBC does to Republicans.

New parody blog by a frequent People's Cube contributor.

1 posted on 04/24/2012 8:55:09 AM PDT by tcrlaf
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To: tcrlaf

SNL hasn’t been funny for decades.


2 posted on 04/24/2012 9:00:43 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: tcrlaf

SNL has not been funny since 1979.


3 posted on 04/24/2012 9:00:43 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: tcrlaf
Actor Jon Lovitz Explodes At Obama: 'What A F**king A**hole'
Former SNL cast member and star of The Critic Jon Lovitz profanely lit into President Obama during his ABC's of SNL podcast
4 posted on 04/24/2012 9:02:52 AM PDT by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: tcrlaf

Big Sis is quite humorous. The dog eating TOTUS too.


5 posted on 04/24/2012 9:02:54 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: tcrlaf

Obama provides plenty of comedy material. The problem is that liberals hate being the butt of the joke.


6 posted on 04/24/2012 9:06:48 AM PDT by edge919
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To: Paladin2

You mean the 57 states, Marine Corpse, dog eating Totus?


7 posted on 04/24/2012 9:07:01 AM PDT by MNDude
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To: tcrlaf

SNL learned you can’t mock a muzzie.


8 posted on 04/24/2012 9:08:35 AM PDT by crosshairs (As long as there is evil, "Coexist" is impossible.)
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To: Paladin2
The dog eating TOTUS too.

DG EAT DG

Can anyone shoop Barack's face onto the Wicked Witch of the West and caption it "I'll eat you my pretty, and your dog, too!"?

9 posted on 04/24/2012 9:15:01 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1190 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: tcrlaf

One of the funniest SNL skits I have seen in the last 10 years was this....

http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video/china-cold-open/1178451


10 posted on 04/24/2012 9:17:55 AM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send GOP to DC to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism)
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To: tcrlaf

You mean they couldn’t even go after Biden....my God this guy should have provided them with at least ten seasons of material.


11 posted on 04/24/2012 9:19:49 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: Lucky9teen

I don’t know much about Lovitz, but I’ve always suspected there are a lot more “liberals” in Hollywood who are fiscally more conservative, but it is the “go with the flow” attitude of Hollywood and the social issues that make them stay with the liberal party line. You have your true believers like Clooney, but a lot of people who moved there and/or aren’t into politics that much.

Plus they have to be afraid to speak up much. I even suspect some that say they are for Obama in public aren’t.

It really shows that having only 2 real parties is really clunky.


12 posted on 04/24/2012 9:24:36 AM PDT by Crimson Elephant
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To: tcrlaf

So THAT’s their excuse for 20 years of not being funny? Sorry, guys, I’m not buying it.


13 posted on 04/24/2012 9:25:33 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (We apologise for the fault in this tagline. Those responsible have been sacked.)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks
SNL hasn’t been funny for decades.

And you can't blame politics for that. SNL is just not funny.

14 posted on 04/24/2012 9:28:49 AM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

They will NOT do anything to offend their boy.


15 posted on 04/24/2012 9:29:51 AM PDT by Mr. Wright
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To: tcrlaf
“I mean, there is just nothing that lends itself to parody.”
- Anonymous NBC producer

Laughable. He made a funny and didn't even know it.

Axelrod as Baghdad Bob would be killer. Or Bob as Axelrod, doesn't matter.

16 posted on 04/24/2012 9:31:40 AM PDT by ryan71
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To: allmendream

That needs to go viral again.


17 posted on 04/24/2012 9:32:31 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2

“Will you kiss me?”

“Because I like being kissed when SOMEONE IS DOING SEX TO ME!”


18 posted on 04/24/2012 9:34:52 AM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send GOP to DC to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism)
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To: Mr. Wright

He’s a black socialist, therefore they can’t make fun of him.
That’s it in a nutshell.


19 posted on 04/24/2012 9:36:54 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Izzy Dunne
SNL has not been funny since 1979.

It's had its moments since then, growing more sparse as time moves on. 1988's Dukakis After Dark skit was damned funny.

Just goes to show that it's not old-school Liberals that are humorless. It's these Marxists.

20 posted on 04/24/2012 9:38:55 AM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: tcrlaf

The last decent cast included Will Ferrell, Phil Hartman and Chris Farley.

It’s been all downhill, a steep one at that, ever since.

And there’s just so much material to be exploited with Biden and Pelosi but instead they focus on boring Republicans.

And the “music?”


21 posted on 04/24/2012 9:42:37 AM PDT by TSgt (The only reason I have one in the chamber at all times, is because it is impossible to have two in.)
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To: MrB

“He’s a black socialist, therefore they can’t make fun of him.”

DING!! WE HAVE A WINNER, FOLKS!!


22 posted on 04/24/2012 9:48:02 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: tcrlaf

Well Communist America Haters are not really funny people so I see his point.........


23 posted on 04/24/2012 9:49:00 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: tcrlaf

Its true, the obama administration is a PARODY... and PARODYing a PARODY is tough work and far more than the lazy staff at SNL could ever manage.


24 posted on 04/24/2012 9:59:10 AM PDT by HamiltonJay
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

“With Barack Obama in the White house, there is simply no one in the administration to make fun of.”

Not if you want to live to see your kids grow up, no.


25 posted on 04/24/2012 10:04:53 AM PDT by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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To: tcrlaf

For a time, Fred Armisen was doing some good, somewhat biting sendups of Obama, but that hasn’t happened in awhile.

The NBC bosses must’ve gotten the memo.


26 posted on 04/24/2012 10:45:10 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Voting for what`s GOODE for America...)
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To: tcrlaf

Even then.


27 posted on 04/24/2012 10:47:55 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (You mean we have a choice between M.R. and B.O.?)
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To: null and void
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28 posted on 04/24/2012 10:49:42 AM PDT by Tex Pete (Obama for Change: from our pockets, our piggy banks, and our couch cushions!)
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To: Tex Pete
Edited for context: Photobucket
29 posted on 04/24/2012 10:58:09 AM PDT by Tex Pete (Obama for Change: from our pockets, our piggy banks, and our couch cushions!)
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To: Tex Pete

Thanks!


30 posted on 04/24/2012 10:59:20 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1190 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: al_c

“And you can’t blame politics for that. SNL is just not funny.”

Matt Fahey - Motivational Speaker
Dick in the Box
Land Shark
Point and Counterpoint
Bass o Matic
Samurai Belushi
Belushi - Guest Commentary on St. Patrick’s Day
Molly Shannon plays a Catholic School Girl
Ed Murphy in everything
Steve Martin in nearly everything
Belushi as The Hulk
Dennis Miller doing the news
David Spade doing the news
‘Don’t Look Back in Anger’
Coneheads
Cheeseburger

SNL has been funny, very funny, and edgy, and brilliant. This is off the top of my head, and they’ve done a lot more that’s worked. They got lazy and slid into politics for cheap laughs starting with the very unfunny Chevy Chase.

That whacked half the audience looking for a laugh, since Conservatives are essentially happy people, and liberals are generally miserable.

They used to have folks that could be funny without being political. Now they’re as funny as the table of contents.


31 posted on 04/24/2012 11:01:22 AM PDT by RinaseaofDs (Does beheading qualify as 'breaking my back', in the Jeffersonian sense of the expression?)
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To: Wordkraft

Or see your tax returns audited for the past five years.


32 posted on 04/24/2012 11:27:27 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: RinaseaofDs
They used to have folks that could be funny without being political. Now they’re as funny as the table of contents.

Nail, meet hammer.

33 posted on 04/24/2012 11:35:02 AM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: tcrlaf

Could you just see a skit that gets together Janet Reno and Janet napolitano? Man I see potential there.


34 posted on 04/24/2012 5:09:20 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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