Sunday, October 18, 2015

SNL's Take on the Dem Debate: October Surprise!

Bernie Sanders, or at Least His Doppelgänger, on Banks, Billionaires and Underwear

Senator Bernie Sanders seemed quite pleased with the send-up he received on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” this weekend, suggesting in an interview Sunday morning that maybe Larry David, who impersonated him, should sub in for him on the campaign trail.
It was a dead-ringer of a performance by Mr. David, who nailed Mr. Sanders’s distinctive stage presence: his clipped Brooklyn cadence, his arm flailing, his sometimes endearing grumpiness.

“We’re doomed!” Mr. David said, launching into one of the Vermont senator’s signature rants against Wall Street banks.
“And why do they chain all their pens to the desks?” he continued. “Who’s trying to steal a pen from a bank? Makes no sense.”
He went on: “I own one
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