Satirize Trump, Don’t Normalize Him

(Feb. 20, 2017; Jack Lewis, The Diamondback): “Trump’s view of SNL evidently shifted after Baldwin began impersonating him on the show, frequently tweeting his negative reaction to these impressions, even in the months after his election. This unprecedented response from a president to SNL has increased audience interest, and thus, the show’s power. However, SNL should be held accountable for its lethargy in denouncing Trump, and the show should be more thoughtful in deciding how to construct an impression of him….”

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