Tucker Carlson practices his patented "dog hears a sound" concerned look as Roger Stone enjoys his media attention on this week's SNL cold open
January 26, 2019

SNL opened this week with their version of The Tucker Carlson Show, which is only slightly stupider and less factual than the real thing.

Alex Moffat got Tucker Carlson's vocal tics down pat, as he went to Cecily Strong's "Judge" Jeanine Pirro to discuss the left's love for MS-13, national treasure Kate McKinnon as Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross ("Do i look into the spaceship?"), but the pièce de résistance was his interview with the newly indicted Roger Stone (Steve Martin) who was only too happy to be in front of the television cameras again.

"Honestly, I think i'm the happiest I've ever been in my life. I mean, seven felonies, one, two -- I can't even count that high. How cool is that?"

"Oh, no. that wasn't a question, I was saying that to the president: Pardon me."

Is it considered satire if it's not that far from reality?

Can you help us out?

For 17 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit, but now Facebook is drowning us in an ocean of right wing lies. Please give a one-time or recurring donation, or buy a year's subscription for an ad-free experience. Thank you.


New Commenting System

Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. When registering you will also be presented with the option to tie all your old Disqus comments to your new Insticator account. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.