If you didn’t know, MSNBC gave Al Sharpton his own show. That was very exciting until they played games with the cameras and gave him the wrong words on the teleprompter. They may have even pushed them too far away for him to see. But, at the end of the day, they know that his message will still get through to loyal viewers.
But, nonetheless, SNL had no choice but to go in on one of our favorite activists. Kenan Thompson played Sharpton on his show Politics Nation with Al Sharpton and he did the camera flubs and fell all over his words just like Sharpton. But in Sharpton’s defense, he’s just getting started. We’d love to know how Sharpton feels about the skit. He loves a good joke like the next man.
Check it out.
The real Sharpton in action: