The signs, though subtle and unseen by many, were always there. The episode before last of the much loved, sketch comedy TV show only underscored the true reality of their relationship.
After Seth Meyers, the Weekend Update news anchor, more than adequately roasted a few Republican politicians, he then began commenting on the president’s inauguration. And, ostensibly, he made a few extremely harmless but funny quips about Biden photo-bombing the president, etc.
But when you go back and watch it again in super slow motion, you see the very same SNL host quickly lean over and make out with the president’s presidential picture! And, though our readers may find it hard to believe, this is not an isolated incident.
We had our intern (my mom) pore over hours and hours of SNL tapings and what we have found, at the very least, is a serious high school crush and, at the most, may be illegal in some states.
Apparently, a secret and invisible comedic veil has kept this ongoing amorous activity away from the ordinary viewer. And according to our research, SNL isn’t the only guilty party.
The editor of the New Yorker, after printing the now well-known satirical cartoon of the president and his wife, was found dancing with a life-sized printout of Obama in his office after everyone had supposedly gone home (even stranger, life-sized cutouts of Michelle and Joe were found cut up and spread out like rose petals on the floor).
The staff of The Onion, according to an inside source, frequently holds spin the bottle parties with life-like Obama dolls and what comedian Andy Borowitz does can’t be mentioned without a lawyer present.
This rampant behavior, though widely practiced by the media, suggests an alarming trend towards a love, not of Obama, but of the imaginary. Not only that, but if one editor goes public with his Obama cutout affair, what does that mean for all the other Obama images? Are they any less valuable because they’re smaller and prone to pixelation when enlarged?
*Slow motion video of SNL available for those with access to VHS