Must see morning clip: SNL explains the sequester cuts

Jay Pharoah as Obama lets federal employees and the Village People say how they will be hit

Published March 3, 2013 2:18PM (EST)

 Screenshot via NBC
Screenshot via NBC

SNL's Jay Pharoah as President Obama called on some of America's everyday men and women to explain how the sequester, which went into effect Friday, will affect them. Forced Dorritos ad-viewing for air traffic controllers, border patrol will let every tenth Mexican run across the border, while monkeys will be freed from National Zoos.


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