SNL on the Candidates

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Sept. 25 2011 9:42 PM

SNL on the Candidates

The weird racism they use for the Jon Huntsman jokes is really jarring, but in the last couple of years, the show's had a number of sketches on the "China will soon destroy us" theme.

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Also, the CW of Rick Perry as a stuttering fool has hardened awfully quickly.

David Weigel is a Slate political reporter.