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SNL Producer: ´Republicans
Are Easier for Us than Democrats´

Weekly Standard, by Daniel Halper

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Posted By:mitzi, 2/3/2014 9:19:43 AM

In an interview with Vulture.com, Saturday Night Live executive producer Lorne Michaels concedes that mocking Republicans is easier than going after Democrats. "Republicans are easier for us than Democrats," says Michaels. "Democrats tend to take it personally; Republicans think it’s funny." Are there any basic rules for what works and what doesn’t politically? Republicans are easier for us than Democrats. Democrats tend to take it personally; Republicans think it’s funny. But we’re not sitting here every week going, “We’ve really got to do the First Family.” This week, our cold open is about three big stories. We have Piers Morgan

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The words there´s just nothing left just about sums it up.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BeatleJeff, 2/3/2014 9:29:06 AM     (No. 9717242)

"Democrats tend to take it personally; Republicans think it’s funny."

Rush constantly points out that the Left has no sense of humor. So why the GOP doesn´t use ridicule as a campaign tool against the Rats is one of the great mysteries of the last 30 years.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TarAndFeathers, 2/3/2014 9:37:33 AM     (No. 9717259)

There is no humor in deceit, debt and death, which is what Democrats are all about.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jond, 2/3/2014 9:37:37 AM     (No. 9717260)

The left´s roots extend to the labor movements - the violent parts. "Hey, disrespect us and we´ll slash your tires."

No wonder they are in bed with Muslim fundamentalists.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/3/2014 9:38:20 AM     (No. 9717262)

Maybe he´s correct, LYING isn´t funny, it´s tragic!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 2/3/2014 9:59:36 AM     (No. 9717301)

Hey Lorne Michaels, bear down you leftist propagandist.

You mean there´s nothing funny or just plain wrong in what the democrats have done for the LAST 5 YEARS that you could work with?!

See? That´s funny....

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Reply 6 - Posted by: billp, 2/3/2014 10:09:41 AM     (No. 9717315)

This alone... is quite an indictment of the Democrat Party and its adherents. No humor, no life, no standards - no God. I´ve always believed life was to be enjoyed but, apparently Democrat progressives see no joy in life.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ocjim, 2/3/2014 10:12:21 AM     (No. 9717318)

Republicans are easier for SNL because they are in the satire business. And you use satire to mock people and things that you oppose. They oppose far less about Obama, the Dems and the left... Hence less satire and less biting satire about the Left.
There was nothing humorous about the way SNL and Tina Fey went after Gov Palin. That was mocking satire designed to mock and bring her and McCain down, and hence help Obama. Not funny.

It took them a good four years to start even gently mocking Obama, really only after his reelection was assured. By then even they couldn´t ignore his failed policies and the absurdity of this equally duplicitous and incompetent character who takes himself so very seriously and carries himself so proudly based upon who knows what.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: OkieTom, 2/3/2014 10:33:31 AM     (No. 9717353)

I read that to mean Republicans are so much more mature and sure of themselves and their beliefs that they can laugh at themselves. The immature, over-emotional, egotistical, and selfish Democrats have no choice but to take it personally. They cannot handle the truth!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: john56, 2/3/2014 11:19:23 AM     (No. 9717437)

Plus, Lorne realizes that Obama and the Democrats will actually use their powers to punish opponents (see IRS, Gibson Guitars and such) while Republicans just are all talk on that stuff.

And anyway, Lorne has to get his scripts approved by his NBC masters. We know who runs that organization in absentia ...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: odinsacolyte, 2/3/2014 11:23:45 AM     (No. 9717448)

I suppose it depends upon one´s view of reality. Libs cannot see it clearly.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Jebediah, 2/3/2014 11:57:02 AM     (No. 9717493)

What total c---! Michaels, who is obviously a Dem in any case, pokes at Republicans because they won´t (or aren´t in a position to) throw him out of the club.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: EQKimball, 2/3/2014 12:06:56 PM     (No. 9717510)

Liberalism is a secular religion that seeks to change the world. It is serious business, and leftists are devout in their beliefs. Conservatives are seeking simply to defend and preserve western social and political traditions. Conservatism is not a movement, because by definition tradition is not an agent for change. Healthy traditionalists have the ability to laugh at themselves. Prosthelitizing revolutionaries do not.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: harper, 2/3/2014 12:40:19 PM     (No. 9717572)

Historical plagiarism.

Some guy named A. Hitler made comments
about Jews using the same rationale in
German newspaper "Das Lickspittle" on
April 1, 1933.


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Reply 14 - Posted by: Penney, 2/3/2014 12:57:47 PM     (No. 9717601)

Who is pulling these hateful theatrical marionets´ strings? ...Oh, nbc, one of 0bama´s alphabet media tools.

GO FNC!!!!

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