Saturday Night Live is not messing around this week. Yeah, they went there.
Saturday Night Live opened with a biting and hilarious skit last night, going after Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore. Moore is engulfed in scandal after being accused of molesting a 14-year-old girl. And SNL didn’t pull any punches.
The skit opens with Moore, played by Mikey Day talking with Vice President Mike Pence, played by Beck Bennett. Moore denies the allegations to Pence. But Pence seems unconvinced and pushes him to drop out of the race.
Pence tells Moore, “Voters in Alabama will never elect someone who had relationships with a minor.”
Moore shoots back, “You sure about that?”
Pence answers, “No.” But then points out, “It’s hard to convince people you’re not into teen girls when you’re dressed like Woody from Toy Story.”
After Pence leaves the room, the brilliant Kate McKinnon pops out of a cabinet and brings back her hilarious role as Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Sessions says to Moore,
“You wave a gun around on stage, tell folks Muslims shouldn’t be allowed in Congress and that 9/11 was God’s punishment for sodomy. I love it. You check a lot of boxes for me, Roy, but it was really bad. I’m usually the creepiest one in the room, but I look at you, and I’m like ‘Oh my God.’ They say you even admitted to being with a couple of 16-year-olds? . . . I’m Alabama but, you sir, are too Alabama. Get out, get on, leave me to my gerrymandering.”