Republicans are easier to poke fun at than Democrats, says SNL creator

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(Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images / Getty Images North America)

“Republicans are easier for us than Democrats. Democrats tend to take it personally; Republicans think it’s funny.”

–Lorne Michaels, Saturday Night Live’s executive producer forever and ever, in a recent interview with New York Magazine on the sketch comedy show’s political punch lines.

Helena Andrews is the co-author of The Reliable Source. Follow her on Twitter @helena_andrews, and send your hot tips, sightings, and gossip to reliablesource@washpost.com.
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