There's no question that our democracy is stronger because we embrace smart political satire. It keeps us honest, and it keeps us sane.
Lorne Michaels created Saturday Night Live back in 1975, and thank heavens he did. Some of the most important voices of our generation came up through the show, including Senator Al Franken, who was one of the original writers and worked on the show through the 90s.
If you missed it, check out this week's show or summary thereof at the link here, and then send him a note of thanks for keeping this going almost half a century later.
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