There's an emerging theory that Donald Trump distracts us all with his tweets. But on “Saturday Night Live” this weekend, it was Trump getting distracted by his own tweets.
In the cold open, Alec Baldwin returns as the retweeter-in-chief, shrugging off important policy briefings to pass along the social media musings of 16-year-olds and other random Twitter users. There is also a cameo from Stephen Bannon, a plate of mashed potatoes and a brutal joke at Mitt Romney's expense.
And naturally — and perhaps at the risk of proving SNL's point for it — shortly after SNL made fun of him for getting distracted by insignificant tweets, Trump took to his preferred medium to voice his disapproval.
Just tried watching Saturday Night Live - unwatchable! Totally biased, not funny and the Baldwin impersonation just can't get any worse. Sad
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 4, 2016