World SNL Gives Fox News Something to Love by Roasting Dr. Fauci, Dem Govs
SNL Takes Aim at Gov. Andrew Cuomo Over COVID Deaths in Nursing Homes
The embattled governor, played by Pete Davidson, was asked to apologize for his administration's handling of nursing home data in a sketch.In the cold open, Britney Spears, portrayed by Chloe Fineman, host a show called Oops... You Did It Again, where scandal-hit public figures were given the opportunity to apologize.
This past week, Fox News finallyover Saturday Night Live’s reluctance to the way the show hammered Donald Trump for the previous four years.
And while that trend continued on the latest episode, SNL did give any conservative viewers out there something to love by taking onbut also a trio of Democratic governors in a cold open game show called “So You Think You Can Get the Vaccine.”
“The vaccine rollout is going strong, but it is also very confusing,” Kate McKinnon’s Fauci said at the top of the sketch. “Who can get it? How? When? Where is it? Do both doses go in the same arm or different arms or what? I don’t know!”
US nears 500,000 Covid deaths
The United States was on the brink Sunday of the grim milestone of 500,000 Covid-related deaths since the start of the pandemic, as the nation's top virus expert warned a form of normalcy may not return until the end of the year. Signs of hope were emerging in the rollout of vaccines and the dropping off of a massive winter spike in infections, but the heavy toll continues to mount in a nation that has reported the most fatalities and cases in the world. "It's terrible. It is historic.
The convoluted game found regular Americans quizzing California’s Gavin Newsom, New York’s Andrew Cuomo and Michigan’s Gretchen Whitmer about whether they qualified for vaccinations.
“First, he’s hated by every single person in California except those 10 people he had dinner with in Napa that one time,” Fauci said, introducing Alex Moffat’s Newsom, who replied, “What can I say? I love dinner.”
Next up was Pete Davidson’s Cuomo, who, in Fauci’s words is “currently under fire for futzing with old dead people and also for the kind of sexual harassment allegations that make you go, ‘Yeah, I can see that.’”
“Yes, hello. Nice bodies, some of you,” Cuomo said. “I know, I’m in the friggin’ doghouse again. Remember when your favorite movie was my Powerpoints? Remember, ‘Today is Tuesday?’ When can we go back to that? I mean, come on!”
The US is about to surpass half a million Covid-19 deaths
Dr. Anthony Fauci said the massive loss of life is “almost unbelievable.”Dr. Anthony Fauci, the country’s leading infectious disease expert, said Sunday that the death toll is “almost unbelievable.
And then there was Cecily Strong’s Whitmer, who complained that while people yell at her fellow governors about their policies, “They yell at me, ‘Get her!’ But hey, that’s life.”
Of course, the sketch, which highlighted just how hard it can by for vulnerable Americans to figure out how and when they can get vaccinated against COVID-19, did feature one moment that will likely rub Fox News viewers the wrong way. That came whenreturned fresh from his to share some new material.
“It is great to be back in New York City,” Cruz began. “I’m sorry, my arms are tired because I just flew back from Cancun, Mexico. But can you really blame a brother for wanting some sun?” Then he threw out his new catchphrase for good measure: “Freedom!!!”
How to protect your children from sexual abuse .
Parents don’t hesitate when it comes to teaching children to look both ways before they cross the street or to stay away from a hot stove, but body safety is often put aside until they’re much older, and sometimes after it’s too late. It’s a horrifying and sad reality, but a reality nonetheless, and taking measures to protect your child from sexual abuse—which does not discriminate in terms of race, class, religion, or culture—can be a lifesaving matter. Of course, there is no exact way to protect children from sexual abuse, but there are simple, communicative steps recommended by the Child Mind Institute and other child health resources that can reduce the risk. Knowledge is a powerful tool, so click through and arm you and your dear ones.