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Is Saturday Night Live’s humor biased?

SNL's humor is edgy

SNL's humor is biased

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Saturday Night Live's humor has grown edgy with its skits about the Trump Administration.  The show's latest skit portraying Kellyanne Conway especially proves how sharp and timely its writing has become. The show's startling ability to depict Conway, President Trump and Sean Spencer, among others, as unhinged, over the top, and even desperate are not only memorable but also help society define the personas of these characters in real life, writes Daniel D'Addario in Time.

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While Saturday Night Live's portayal of the Trump Administration has earned high ratings, the show is becoming too left-leaning and biased. Its latest skits have critics saying that the show's humor is not balanced and has even grown too dark. Rob Tornoe of Philly.com says that its most recent portrayal of Kellyanne Conway as Glenn Close's unstable career woman from "Fatal Attraction" had the public reacting by saying it was not only going too far but also showed bad taste.

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