UPDATED: This must be a product of the free coaching lessons Hollywood filmmaker Steven Spielberg provided to Hillary Clinton to make her appear "warmer" and "more likable." In a comedy sketch during last night's SNL show on NBC, a drunken Hillary played by
The Clinton character played by Cyrus tried to explain that first she's a grandmother and second she's a human. Val deadpans, "Oh, you're a politician." Drunk Hillary agrees with Val that she's against the Keystone Pipeline because it will destroy our environment, although she admits it took her a long time to decide her position like her belated supported of gay marriage, even though the SNL sketch inserts a patron stopping by to thank her for her all she's done for gay marriage. Val assures Clinton it's all right to take your time as long as you get it right. Drunk Hillary gets a rise out of the idea of running against Donald Trump, who she says she will destroy and mount his hair in the Oval Office. Bill played by Darrell Hammond makes a brief appearance to say, "Oh my God, they're multiplying" before fleeing the bar.
The continued blurring of the lines between the role of our elected officials in Washington and Hollywood may be entertaining to many Americans, but to more discerning Americans it's a reminder of a growing inability to ascertain truth from fiction as it relates to the official business of our government. Washington has become little more than a giant stage where events are acted out as our elected officials become further and further disconnected from the people they are elected to govern. Everything is now scripted. Those in search of reality and the truth are left wanting.
Ralph Nader has an interesting take on the media coverage of the 2016 presidential race. He obviously supports Bernie Sanders candidacy.