In its first new episode in almost a month, “Saturday Night Live” featured Alec Baldwin in a twofold monstrosity of topical drama, first in the show’s frosty open, depicting President Donald Trump as he ordinarily does, then later repeating the part in a portray where he additionally played Fox News host Bill O’Reilly.

“S.N.L.,” which was hosted this week by the comedian Louis C.K., began with Mr. Baldwin as Trump, addressing a roomful of perplexed supporters in Union, Ky. “We all love Trump don’t we?” he told the crowd. “We do, we do. I just had an amazing week, folks. I met with leaders from China, Egypt and Jordan. Gorsuch was confirmed and the media is saying nice things and no one is talking about Russia. Well, what a difference just 59 Tomahawk missiles can make.”


Fielding a question from a supporter who said he had lost his coal-mining job, Mr. Baldwin answered, “As president, I promise, I’m going to do everything I can to make sure you people work in coal for the rest of your lives. And your kids will work in coal, and your grandkids. It’s going to be incredible.”

He added, “In Trump’s America, men work in two places: coal mines and Goldman Sachs.” h/t nytimes