TODAY   |  November 05, 2012

‘SNL’ finds humor in the wake of Sandy

The writers at “Saturday Night Live” inspired some much-needed laughter this weekend with skit poking fun at the press conferences held throughout the past week by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.

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>>> well, the writers over at "saturday night live" did their best to find a little bit of humor in hurricane sandy over the weekend, specifically how the politicians handled the storm. take a look.

>> i want to take a moment to thank our city's first responders, the firemen, the police officers , emergency medical technicians . i'd also like to thank my staff with the special staffs to my sign language translator lydia chalis who brought some pizzazz to who otherwise would have been a dauer occasion. thanks for your pizzazz.

>> hello, i'm governor chris christie . this is my interpreter roxie. things are bad, okay, they are bad, but we're new jersey, all right. we're going to be fine. we don't get sad in new jersey. we get even, so sleep with one eye open, sandy!

>> that's good.

>> that was very good. anyway, it's hard to find humor in a storm like this, but they obviously did very well, and there were a lot of other cute sketches as well.

>> what is "saturday night live" going to do once the political campaigns have ended? you knnoknow this has been fodder.

>> they will be going after you.

>> somebody figuring out who will be you in the next couple of weeks.