2020-05-10 16:58:58 UTC
Alec Baldwin returned as President Trump for the season finale of Saturday
Night Live chugging Clorox while giving a college commencement speech by
In the cold open, Baldwins Trump was told he was the eighth pick for the
graduates speech, with preferred options Axl Rose, murder hornets and even X Æ
A-12, Elon Musks new baby with singer Grimes.
Just one student clapped as he appeared in a trademark Make America Great
Again hat on their Zoom chat window, with the president telling them,
Congratulations to the class of COVID-19.
Im so honored to be your valedictator, he told them, meshing valedictorian
The students soon started calling for White House coronavirus task force expert
Dr. Anthony Fauci to replace him, much to the fake Trumps ire.
Sure, everyone loves Fauci dont you hate when these elite medical experts
tell you what to do? Baldwins president said, later insisting he was the
worlds leading expert on infectious diseases.
Baldwins Trump then made a dry cough a key symptom of the coronavirus
before chugging from a bottle of Clorox bleach.
Good old invincibility juice, he said, as the skit teased Trump for
questioning whether disinfectant could be injected into the body to kill the
coronavirus, remarks he later insisted were sarcastic.
The pretend Trump then tried to make a true motivational speech, telling the
graduates to believe in yourselves and you can achieve anything noting that
he started as the son of a simple, wealthy slumlord.
Surround yourself with the worst people you can find. That way youll always
shine, he told them, also advising them to just call anything they dont
And live every day like its your last because were gonna let this virus run
wild, he told them.
This virus that remember was started in a lab in Obama, he said, naming
the former president in place of Wuhan, the Chinese city where the contagion
By the end, all but one of the students had switched off from his Zoom call.
Wow, this crowd has thinned out faster than Adele, Baldwins Trump said,
referring to the British singers dramatic weight loss.
Baldwin then transferred to the rest of the show by saying, Taped from my home
one last time its Saturday night.