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MinM

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Fri Oct 16, 2015, 05:57 AM Oct 2015

salon: Horatio Sanz warned us about #SNL's "conservative bullsh*t"

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@Salon: Long before Lorne Michaels invited Trump to host, Horatio Sanz warned us about #SNL's "conservative bullsh*t" http://slnm.us/pLmnIW3

Horatio Sanz’s brutal “SNL” takedown: The show has too much “conservative bullsh*t” — and might have helped George W. Bush win the presidency

The "SNL" comedian speaks candidly about how the show has lost its way politically

After parting ways with “SNL” in 2006, comedian Horatio Sanz is ready to speak candidly about some of the show’s deep political flaws. (This time, without the risk of showrunner Lorne Michaels sending him to time-out.)

In “SNL’s” unaffiliated tell-all book “Live From New York” from 2014, Sanz did just that. And again, in a recent interview with ESPN’s Bill Simmons, he opened up about how the show has lost its way in its quest to be “popular.” The comedian told Simmons that, “the message of the show has become less about these leftist politics and more about being popular.” ...

Sanz also singled out one particular “SNL” sketch — Kristen Wiig’s cold opening as Nancy Pelosi — which he felt epitomized the show’s weak political commentary. Referring to veteran writer Jim Downey’s (“the Karl Rove of SNL”) choice to include two men in S&M outfits (because — you know! — San Fran), Sanz said: “That’s what you get out of that story? That everyone in San Francisco is so weird that they’re wearing fucking leather and whipping each other.” ...

http://www.salon.com/2015/03/20/horatio_sanz_brutal_snl_takedown_the_show_has_too_much_conservative_bullsht_%E2%80%94_and_might_have_helped_george_w_bush_win_the_presidency/

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salon: Horatio Sanz warned us about #SNL's "conservative bullsh*t" (Original Post) MinM Oct 2015 OP
SNL launched the Trump campaign and torpedoed Gore .. MinM May 2016 #1

MinM

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1. SNL launched the Trump campaign and torpedoed Gore ..
Sun May 22, 2016, 10:12 AM
May 2016

There seems to be a pattern developing here...




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