When Donald Trump won the White House 12 days ago, there was a very common sentiment expressed along the east and west coasts of the country: How?

After all, no one they knew had voted for Trump. In fact, he was a punchline for jokes to many of them. In a race between Trump and Hillary Clinton, it wasn't even a contest for them.

That disconnect with the rest of the country is the subject of a brilliant sendup of head-in-the-sand-ism among liberals in the new Trump world on last night's “Saturday Night Live.” It envisions a literal bubble where “life can continue for progressive Americans just as before.”

The Bubble is “a community of like-minded free thinkers....and no one else” where hybrid cars, used-book stores and “small farms with the rawest milk you've ever tasted” dominate.

SNL's skewering of liberal reaction to Trump's election runs counter to a tweet the president-elect sent this morning blasting the show.

Maybe he missed the “Bubble” sketch?

Alec Baldwin will play Donald Trump for the 42nd season of NBC's "Saturday Night Live," but he's not the first to take on the Republican nominee. SNL actors have been impersonating Trump since the 1980s. (Erin Patrick O'Connor/The Washington Post)