Elon Musk is too funny for Saturday Night Live - The Spectator

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I think Elon Musk, the world's richest man, a Monty Python devotee who in January tweeted 'legalize comedy!', has the opportunity to kill
My secret hope is that Elon Musk uses his Saturday Night Live platform this weekend to launch a comedic assault on political correctness so brutal it is seared forever onto the collective retina of the biggest audience the show has had in decades.

Provided he used SNL to tear with equal vigor into each faction of the intersectional oppression spectrum — ethnic minorities, LGBTQIAA+ folk, fat activists, the blue-haired and non-binary, flat-earthers and feminists — and managed while doing so to be undeniably funny, I believe Musk could get away with it. He could also create a cultural moment the value of which as a non-fungible token would be more than perhaps even he could afford.

The consensus view is that Musk, a billionaire who happens to be popular among people on the right, should not have been asked to host SNL. Left-liberal Twitter, in all its blue-checked wisdom, was quick to declare him unfit. Three current SNL cast members — Bowen Yang, Aidy Bryant and Andrew Dismukes — have already, as Decider so slyly puts it, 'displayed their displeasure.'

Yang took exception to the following Musk tweet.

Let's find out just how live Saturday Night Live really is 😈 — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 25, 2021

'What the fuck does this even mean?' snapped Yang, derisively.

Dismukes — funny name, funny guy — shared a photograph of SNL comedian Cheri Oteri saying the 'ONLY CEO I WANT TO DO A SKETCH WITH IS Cher-E Oteri'.

Bryant, for his part, shared a Bernie Sanders tweet about the 'moral obscenity' of the 50 richest Americans owning more wealth than 'the bottom half of our people.' How subtle. How radical.

SNL producers are clearly…
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