One week after paying tribute to Ukraine in its cold open, Saturday Night Live this week went for laughs by skewering Fox News host Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham for taking pro-Vladimir Putin stances as Russia threatened its neighbor.
The cold open was presented as the Fox News Ukrainian Invasion Celebration Spectacular, with Carlson and Ingraham raising money for oligarchs.
“We got into a bit of trouble for all the nice things we said about Russia and all the mean things we said about Ukraine,” Carlson, played by Alex Moffat, said.
“We did sound pretty awful in hindsight and foresight,” said Ingraham (Kate McKinnon).
“I kept asking, why do we hate Putin? Aren’t liberals in America even worse?” Carlson said.
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