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Topic - Jay Pharoah
Sasheer Zamata made a low-key but notable debut on "Saturday Night Live" as the first black female cast member since 2007.
"Saturday Night Live" has finally jumped in the mock-Obama game — a turnaround from years of silence about the president's political gaffes — and kicked off skits poking fun at the leader's behavior during Nelson Mandela's memorial and his reaction to a fake sign-language interpreter.
Politicians know the game is up once "Saturday Night Live" mocks them and their policies. President Obama found himself in that unenviable position this weekend. He had mustered all his effort to dispatch Cabinet secretaries to stand before every available camera in sight to recite tales of the mayhem and horror that would follow in the wake of a minuscule across-the-board reduction in federal spending.
NBC News has sent managers at its affiliated stations an apology for putting them through severe criticism after "Today" failed to carry the moment of silence the nation observed on Sept. 11, according to a report by the New York Times.
"Saturday Night Live" has elected a new Barack Obama: Jay Pharoah will take over the plum role of impersonating the president.