by Robert Gillis
Published in the Foxboro Reporter and the Boston City Paper, 4/2017
In a recent Saturday Night Live sketch, the President of the United States (played by Alec Baldwin) faces off against the three judges who stopped his executive order travel ban – in, of all places, “The People’s Court” TV show. It’s an over-the-top, silly skit, but also topical. Cecily Strong, who played the TV judge, said these words which were not only hilarious, they RESONATED:
“I want one day without a CNN alert that scares the hell out of me.”
And suddenly, a political comedy sketch became real.… Click here to read the rest of this post!