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‘SNL’ imagines life through the eyes of Donald Trump

Donald Trump apparently looks like John Cena.


Josh Katzowitz


Published Dec 11, 2016   Updated May 25, 2021, 10:03 am CDT

Though Saturday Night Live has no problem making fun of Donald Trump—its cold open on Saturday took shots at his Cabinet picks—the cast took a more nuanced look at Trump’s psyche later in the show.

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In a pretaped piece called “Through Donald’s Eyes,” SNL gives us a first-person look at Trump from the time he wakes up in the morning until the time he takes what appears to be a morning nap. Trump’s world, according to this piece, is different from our world where Trump gets to admire his huge hands and where loose suits and red ties are all the fashion rage.

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Enter his world—if you dare.

For everybody’s sake, we just have to hope that senior adviser Kellyanne Conway doesn’t really refer to herself as Trump’s mommy when he’s set to fall asleep. 

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*First Published: Dec 11, 2016, 1:05 pm CST