Dr. Anthony Fauci (Brad Pitt) addresses the public to decipher the coronavirus misinformation President Trump has been spreading.It's not every Saturday an Oscar-winning actor delivers the cold open for SNL. I think he did a great job, particularly after he took off the wig and glasses and delivered a sincere thanks to the people keeping society going during the lockdown.
Weekend Update Home Edition: Trump Suggests Injecting Disinfectant continued looking at misinformation and transitioned into Operation Gridlock.
Weekend Update anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che tackle the week's biggest news, like Trump’s comments about potential COVID-19 treatments and stay-at-home order protests.#DontDrinkBleach is more direct than #TidePodPresident, but I got a kick out of calling what Trump suggested the Tide Pod challenge.
Continuing with SNL's take on Operation Lockdown, here's Cecily Strong in Message from Gov. Whitmer
Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer (Cecily Strong) has some safety tips for people protesting stay-at-home orders.Strong could have used a fuller wig, but otherwise her performance was perfect. Governor Whitmer should be flattered that she is important enough to be lampooned on SNL.
That's it for the Sunday entertainment feature, which makes me feel better at the news by making me laugh at it. I hope it has the same effect on my readers. Stay safe at home, everyone!