Norm Macdonald explains why he thought Donald Trump would win: "Nobody asked if he's voting for a demon says yes"

The "SNL" alum broke a lengthy hiatus from politics to break down the election in an engaging Thursday tweetstorm

By Jeremy Binckes
Published December 29, 2016 1:59PM (EST)
Norm Macdonald appears onstage at The 2012 Comedy Awards in New York, Saturday, April 28, 2012. (AP)
Norm Macdonald appears onstage at The 2012 Comedy Awards in New York, Saturday, April 28, 2012. (AP)

Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Norm Macdonald broke from his funny and often sports-related Twitter feed to get real on the 2016 presidential election. The Canadian — who said multiple times that he couldn't vote — poured out his thoughts Thursday morning, explaining why he thought Donald Trump connected with the working man and won.

MacDonald said that a construction worker would look at the boorish billionaire and think, "Hey, thats how I'd be if I hit it rich." He said that lots of people saw Trump battling against politicians on stage, and came off strong.

Here's the entire tweetstorm.


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