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If you don’t usually make it to the end of Saturday Night Live or you’ve stopped watching it entirely (like most people in America), you probably missed the last skit of this Saturday’s show, a fake talk show called “How’s He Doing?”

The talk show is self-described in the skit as “the show where the black voter takes a look at President Obama and asks, ‘How’s He Doing?’ ” The gist of the show is what would Obama have to do to lose your vote in 2012? I’m sure you can guess how the show’s guests – a writer for Ebony magazine and a professor at Howard University – answered each of the questions. The short answer is: nothing.

It’s no accident the skit was performed at the end of the hour and a half long show. I’m actually surprised NBC didn’t cut the skit from it’s online version of the show, as it sometimes does with popular or controversial sketches. Watch the skit below before NBC pulls it from it’s online video archive.

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