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Let’s turn the table on Brummett’s comedy at Republicans’ expense

John Brummett enjoyed an evening of comedy at Republicans’ expense. Let me make two points here.

First, Lorne Michaels who runs Saturday Night Live observed that it is Republicans that are better at laughing at the jokes directed to them than the Democrats. Many times Democrats get offended.

Second, I laugh at all the jokes the same. I know that if a Republican is in charge in the White House then he is fair game. If there is something different about that president then the SNL people will have a field day with him. President Clinton with his womanizing ways gave SNL the most material though.

Here is a story on Lorne Michaels followed by a couple of my favorite skits: