As NewsBusters reported last week, now that Mitt Romney appears set to win the Republican presidential nomination, Saturday Night Live is going to do its darnedest to trash him every week through Election Day.
This pattern continued Saturday as for the second week in a row the program began with a segment attacking the former Massachusetts governor while also taking shots at all the other candidates including a disgusting homosexual reference to Michele Bachmann's husband Marcus (transcribed lowlights and commentary follow, video for those that can stand it available at Mediaite):
"Saturday Night Live" and NBC are being criticized for a recent skit that poked fun at Tiger Woods' highly-publicized marital problems.
In the sketch, Woods, played by Keenan Thompson, continues to get further beaten up by wife Elin, played by guest host Blake Lively, resulting in more and more injuries in subsequent press conferences.
With singer Rihanna -- a victim of domestic violence by former boyfriend Chris Brown -- also on the program, the politically correct crowd is in a tizzy.
This may not be as bad as CNN fact-checking a previous "SNL" skit, but what Access Hollywood reported Sunday seems awfully thin-skinned (video of skit embedded below the fold):