'SNL' cold open has Alec Baldwin's Trump rocking out to Queen

'SNL' cold open has Alec Baldwin's Trump rocking out to Queen

'SNL' cold open has Alec Baldwin's Trump rocking out to Queen

"So I'm on cruise control to a second term and there's nothing the Democrats or Congress can do about it".

As he continued, the opening notes of Queen's iconic "Don't Stop Me Now" slowly came up, and Trump was joined by wife Melania Trump (Cecily Strong), Vice President Mike Pence (Beck Bennett) and Sarah Huckabee Sanders (Aidy Bryant). What, exactly, is the comedic point of having President Trump and his cronies sing a Queen song together?

Even Kanye West (Chris Redd) joined them, wearing his red MAGA cap as he puts his arm around the president and rapped to the rock hit.

Melania Trump, performed by Cecily Strong, sang, "He's got the best and brightest guys, that's why a lot of them are serving time".

Last week was a hellish one in Trump's America, largely thanks to Alabama's new, draconian abortion laws, which were a clear shot at the heart of Roe vs. Wade.

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"The Supreme Court's ready for a fight on abortion!" (Alex Moffat and Mikey Day) also made a cameo.

But really, it all comes down to the writing: If Saturday Night Live's best idea for parodying Donald Trump is to show him singing and dancing in an utterly pointless sketch, it's better off not having him on the show at all.

Finally, Robert De Niro returned as Special Counsel Robert Mueller, saying he had "something very important to say to the American people", prompting Trump to jump in and say there was "no collusion, no obstruction!" Baldwin's appearances as Trump have been disappointing for a while now - the actor himself seems bored with the role that won him an Emmy - but this may have been a shockingly unfunny low point. "So don't stop me now!"

At the conclusion of the sketch, Baldwin told the audience, "I don't know what's next for me, but I wouldn't be Donald Trump if I didn't say tune in next season to see who lives and who dies".

That's really the problem here: SNL feels compelled to tackle Trump, but it doesn't really have anything amusing or insightful to say about him.

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