Alan Schnur

Jan 18, 2021

4 min read

Even Encouraging Insurrection Wasn’t Enough

On May 19, 2019, Saturday Night Live opened its show with a Meet the Press skit featuring cast members impersonating moderator Chuck Todd and panelists Mitch McConnell, Susan Collins of Maine and Lindsey Graham.¹ The question it explored: What could President Trump do to lose your support? Like most SNL skits, it began with benign possibilities and quickly became progressively profane and increasingly vile. (Kate…