Trump on SNL: For Once, The Donald Isn’t Funny

Trump on SNL: For Once, The Donald Isn't Funny

Donald J. Trump — reality TV star, education scammer, overgrown trust-fund baby and Republican presidential candidate — is often unintentionaly hilarious, but he wasn’t funny at all when he hosted Saturday Night Live last weekend. Ratings were good but the show was not:

“Trump’s sorry night on SNL: An overhyped bummer for us all,” Hank Stuever, Washington Post

“Donald Trump on ‘Saturday Night Live’: Not Hugely Entertaining,” Maureen Ryan, Variety

“Saturday Night Live Recap: Donald Trump Is a Black Hole of Comedic Antimatter,” Joe Berkowitz, Vulture

“Donald Trump’s campaign is a better parody than ‘SNL’ could write,” Alexandra Petri, Washington Post

“Why Wasn’t Trump Funny on Saturday Night Live?” Jim Newell, Slate

“‘Saturday Night Live’ review: Donald Trump hosts, and it’s a dud,” Verne Gay, Newsday

“Donald Trump on SNL: candidate’s hosting stunt was no laughing matter,” Brian Moylan, The Guardian

“Donald Trump’s appearance shows SNL at its nadir,” Dennis Perkins, A.V. Club

“‘Saturday Night Live’ Review: Donald Trump Episode Is NBC Franchise at Its Worst,” Daniel Holloway, The Wrap


“Why huge ‘SNL’ ratings won’t help Donald Trump become president,” Mary McNamara, Los Angeles

“’Trump is a joke but racism isn’t funny’: Fans urge ‘SNL’ to dump Donald Trump as host,” Anna Silman, Salon


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Image (Trump TV [piñata by Dalton Avalos Ramirez]) by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht,

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2 Responses to “Trump on SNL: For Once, The Donald Isn’t Funny”

  1. Jude Cowell Says:

    Reblogged this on Jude's Threshold and commented:
    Mr Trump wasn’t funny on SNL in my estimation either…except for his dancing in the Drake video spoof.

  2. Grandtrines Says:

    Reblogged this on Debatable News: Mainstream to Tinfoil Hat and more.

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