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SNL mocks Obama for sequester, lack of budgeting skills

snl-obamaPresident Obama may want to blame Republicans for the sequester, but even ‘Saturday Night Live‘ knows the POTUS is actually the one at fault.

In this week’s cold open, the comedy show featured Obama holding a press conference on the sequester — a topic about which he seems pretty uninformed.

“Most Americans still don’t understand what this whole sequester really means,” Jay Pharoah, as Obama, said. “I could explain it in financial terms or in human terms, but since I really have no idea about how money works, or budgets work, I’ll go with human terms instead.”

Fake Obama went on to explain that the budget cuts were even affecting the White House, forcing First Lady Michelle Obama to cut back her weekly TV show appearances from 75 to four. The President also brought out individuals in different fields who would be affected by the budget cuts, such as border patrol and staffers at the National Zoo. But the Encourager-in-Chief calms the ‘village people’ by reciting lyrics to the YMCA song as they hold their arms in the shape of the letters.

Yet the sequester isn’t really that bad. In nine months, most Americans won’t remember it, Obama said.

“Why?” the POTUS asked. “Because there will be another way worse financial crisis to deal with.”

Ouch. Hitting the nail on the head, ‘SNL.’

 

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  1. tara says:

    this article was awesome!

    1. Marilyn says:

      Absolutely awesome!!

  2. Big George says:

    Satirical comedy only works when it is based on some facts . Unfortunately , or fortunately for the sketch writer this comedy was based on a lot of facts

  3. Steve gamble says:

    Good article and humorous too.

  4. Bubble Burster says:

    LOVED IT!

    SNL is to the LEFT and even THEY GET IT!

    I hope they do more on Obama – SO MUCH TO WORK WITH!!!! They’d NEVER run out of laughs. Obama and his thugs are IDIOTS!

  5. Noni77 says:

    Even libtards are slowly awakening from their stupor?

    1. Patty says:

      Spring thaw maybe???

  6. Roger Mitchell says:

    Yes I had two family members to vote the moron in each time oh lord now they are like what his he doing why did I vote for him ? I am a I told you so type (: as son as the Capitol Gains went form 15 to 20 % the crying started Obama does not care about what anyone earned in theirworking life to save an invest for their retirement he wants it the revenues chicken shit SOB does not even has the nerve to say Taxes .. You work all your life pay taxes on money earned then you invest it you pay more taxes then after the investments pay you are taxed again then when you die I think this clown wants to reinstate the inheritance taxes again ? Not sure about that But I’ll be surprised if he doesn’t impose them again..

  7. DellC says:

    This guy’s a pretty crappy Obama. Bring back Fred in blackface!

  8. Posercom says:

    SNL did a parody of CSPAN called bailout just after the orchestrated market crash of 2008 just weeks before the election when McCain-Palin were pulling ahead in the polls. The parody clearly laid blame for the housing crisis on democrats. George Sors and Herb and MArion Saunders were lillified in the skit and Barney Frank portrayed as the A-hole he is. But George Soros didn’t like it and the video was censored on the SNL website. Since then Seth Meyers has been a coward regarding political satire. There is so much Obama sounbd be mocked for but Soros is a very powerful and evil man. He controls the global leftist media and intends to keep the entertainment industry working for his interests.

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