In final night time’s Saturday Evening Dwell chilly open, Joe Biden was subjected to sensitivity coaching following public questions over his conduct around women. And it didn’t go so effectively.
“I’m a tactile politician,” mentioned returning SNL forged memberJason Sudeikis, who reprised his function as Biden within the sketch. “I’m a hugger, I’m a kisser and I’m a little bit of a sniffer.”
Biden has just lately confronted complaints from a number of girls who say he made them uncomfortable with bodily contact, together with kissing them and smelling their hair. The previous Vice President provided an apology last week, earlier than joking about consent at a speech.
Within the SNL sketch, Biden’s marketing campaign employees introduced in a marketing consultant on sensitivity coaching, who Sudeikis-as-Biden promptly greeted with an intimate forehead-to-forehead gaze.
The sketch additionally lobbed just a few zingers at Biden’s potential election rival, President Trump. The President has been accused of sexual harassment or misconduct by at the least 18 women and was caught on tape bragging that as a celeb he may “grab” girls by the genitals.
“She’s looking for a candidate that can beat Donald Trump,” mentioned the marketing consultant, performed by Kate McKinnon, referring to a Democratic voter.
“You mean the guy who bragged about assault on tape?” mentioned Bennett.
“Yes, but unlike his voters, your voters actually care,” mentioned Cecily Robust as a staffer.
Watch the complete sketch right here: