Saturday Night Live launched it’s new season with the opening monologue mocking Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, with Jay Pharoah playing President Obama. Obama said he’s not worried about the high unemployment and foreign policy being in shambles, he has a secret weapon — Mitt Romney! Ever time Romney was featured, he put his foot in his mouth — insulting a gay service member, calling the lone black person in the audience a Lou Rawls look-alike, bragged about his wife’s horse Rafalca not placing at the Olympics (saying he understands hardship) and Paul Ryan lying about doing push-ups! I have to hand it to Jay Pharoah, he’s pretty convincing as President Obama, down to his diction.
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Janet Shan is a freelance journalist, blogger and social media consultant. Janet specializes in political and social commentary, as well as business writing. She is the founder and managing editor of the Hinterland Gazette. She is putting the finishing touches on her new novel, a mystery based in the hills on Montego Bay, Jamaica.