On "SNL" Ben Carson says, "Bye, America, it's been weird," as he endorses the Donald

And Larry David as Bernie Sanders is back: "My message is resonating with a very diverse group of white people"


Brendan Gauthier
March 13, 2016 8:00PM (UTC)

"Saturday Night Live" cold-opened last night's episode lampooning Ben Carson's (Jay Pharoah) endorsement of Donald Trump (announcer and alum Darrell Hammond).

"Dr. Ben Carson is a very special man," Hammond-as-Trump began. "And, for once, I don't mean that as an insult to the mentally challenged."

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"I am so thrilled to be here today," Pharoah-as-Carson said. "I am positively turnt."

"I have learned there are two Donald Trumps," he continued. "There's the man you've seen every night onstage for eight months -- the guy who calls people losers and brags about his penis. But there's also the friendly man I had breakfast with earlier today for 10 minutes. He gave me a muffin."

"OK, that's enough for now," Trump interjected. "Let's get this guy a juice box and a nap."

"Bye, America," Carson said. "It's been weird."

Next up, Bernie Sanders (Larry David) appeared via satellite from his hotel room in Illinois fresh off his upset win in Michigan.

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Asked how he pulled off said feat, David-as-Sanders said he "spent a lot of time in Michigan."

"I don't know if you're aware of this," he explained. "But they give you 10 cents for recycled cans. I made a fortune."

"My message is resonating with a very diverse group of white people," he continued. "I've got supporters of all ages: 18-year-olds, 19-year-olds. And that's it. The young people love me ... because I'm just like them -- I've got a lot of big plans and absolutely no idea how to achieve them."

Watch the full sketch below:


Brendan Gauthier

Brendan Gauthier is a freelance writer.

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