Gop Takes Cover, Trump to Appear on SNL

A woman dressed as nun holds a poster as she poses for a photo during a protest in front of NBC studios. (Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images)
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This story first appeared in the Daily Beast:

This weekend Donald Trump is hosting Saturday Night Live, and to the chagrin of the GOP, everyone knows it will be a ratings hit. The Donald will have an hour and a half to make jokes at the expense of his Republican opponents and boost his brand, and there is nothing the GOP establishment can do about it. Trump has ridiculed, belittled, and comically dismissed anyone who has challenged him thus far, and now he will have the perfect platform to do more of it.

Trump wants everyone to laugh at the GOP. The more people who laugh at the GOP establishment, the better his chances will be.

At this point, no one knows what jokes will make it to air, but I have a couple suggestions. Given Trump’s obsession about the energy levels of a few of his opponents, it would be criminal to not have a skit involving a Trump energy drink to revive the GOP’s low-energy candidates.

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