‘SNL’ cold open pokes fun at Joe Biden’s low approval ratings

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“Saturday Night Live” ​rolled retired 2 President Bidens – 1 from the contiguous time and 1 from 8 years agone – arsenic the amusement targeted the “in the dumpster” ratings of the commander-in-chief.

The acold unfastened began with White House property caput Jen Psaki walking into the Oval Office to speech to Biden, played by James Austin Johnson, astir the ratings from his CNN Town Hall past week. 

​”​Jen Psaki, you’re dynamite successful those briefings, with your quips and one-liners,​”​ Biden ​told Psaki, played by Chloe Fineman. ​”​What bash you telephone those zingers?​”​

“F​acts​,” she said.​

“​Lay immoderate of that information connected me​,” Biden tells her.​

“​O​K,​ ​your CNN ​Town ​Hall was watched by nary one​ ​and your support standing is successful the dumpster​,” she said. ​

Biden past comes retired from down the table and said, “People utilized to similar me. The property would telephone maine Uncle Joe.”​​

“Where the hellhole did that feline go?” helium said.

At that point, ​Biden arsenic vice president played by Jason Sudeikis walks on, wearing a bomber jacket, aviator sunglasses and utilizing his pistols to occurrence disconnected shots. 

President Joe Biden played by James Austin Johnson during the Saturday nighttime  unrecorded  acold  unfastened  connected  October 23, 2021. President Joe Biden played by James Austin Johnson during the Saturday nighttime unrecorded acold unfastened connected October 23, 2021. NBC

“I’m you from 8 years ago, man. The shade of Biden past,” Vice President Biden ​tells the present-day president, past shouts, “Boo!”

​​”How tin you beryllium me​? You look truthful happy, truthful carefree. So, what’s the connection I’m looking for?” President Biden said.​

“Lucid,” the Sudeikis Biden answers. ​

Press Secretary Jen Psaki lays the cold, hard   information   connected  Biden during the opening   to Saturday Night Live. Press Secretary Jen Psaki lays the cold, hard information connected Biden during the opening to Saturday Night Live. NBC

“​Yeah, partner. From wherever I’m from. We’re inactive VP. Easiest gig successful the world. We’re similar America’s whacky neighbor​, you know? Just popular successful with an crystal pick cone, immoderate aviator shades, bash immoderate digit guns, you know? Shake a fewer hands, hitch a fewer shoulders​,” helium continues. 

​​”Well, you can’t bash that anymore,” the Johnson Biden said. ​​

“What, which one? Rubbing shoulders oregon shaking hands?” Sudeikis’ Biden asked.

The acold  unfastened  began with White House property   caput   Jen Psaki walking into the Oval Office to speech   to Biden, played by James Austin Johnson.The acold unfastened began with White House property caput Jen Psaki walking into the Oval Office to speech to Biden, played by James Austin Johnson.NBC

“Apparently both​,” the president said.

Sudeikis past rubs the present-day Biden’s shoulders and smells his hair, a notation to the president approaching women from down and smelling their hair. 

“The past president ruined everything,” ​present-day Biden said. “They hung retired with porn stars, they served McDonald’s astatine the ​White ​House, got into a combat with the pope.”

“Wow! Hillary got awesome,” ​the eight-years agone Biden exclaimed.