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Saturday Night Live: Scarlett Johansson gives political jokes some bite

7 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Actor, who impersonated Ivanka Trump, hosts for the fifth time and presides over an episode of pure goofiness Traditionally, Saturday Night Live always led with their smartest, most topical sketch. But in this Trump era, where all comedy feels infused with the politics of the time, the show seems to be less sure of what constitutes its strongest material. This week's cold open imagined Trump as the commander-in-chief during an Independence Day-style alien attack, a perfectly amusing idea that built to almost nothing. The real punch came later, improbably couched in a sketch about a talking...
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