‘SNL’ Spoofs the Ebola Czar in Cold Open

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When U.S. President Barack Obama announced that he’d tapped Ron Klain to serve as “Ebola czar” in charge of the country’s response to the deadly disease, critics had questions regarding Klain’s lack of experience handling health crises

Saturday Night Live took those critiques, and ran with them during the Oct. 25 cold open, with Taran Killam playing a joke-slinging Klain tackling tough questions from the press. His general attitude: No medical experience? No problem!

The mock press conference also featured Kenan Thompson as Rev. Al Sharpton, who helpfully points out that New Yorkers afraid of ebola should remember that “all of New York is contaminated all the time.” Read more…

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