'SNL' Producer Lorne Michaels on Political Mockery: Democrats Can't Take a Joke, 'Republicans Think It's Funny'

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Feb 03, 2014 9:50 AM

New York magazine interviewed Saturday Night Live executive producer Lorne Michaels about his show and political humor. Michaels seemed to suggest that Republicans can take a joke, and Democrats can't. Or perhaps Republicans are used to being mocked by Manhattan liberals, and Democrats expect to be pampered.

The magazine’s Lane Brown asked: "Are there any basic rules for what works and what doesn’t politically?"