Read time: 1 minute

SNL Mocks Pro-Trump Propaganda Network Newsmax With 'Sportsmax' Channel For Jets Fans

Saturday Night Live gave Trump and Newsmax that's the treatment they deserve during a parody with delusional Jets fans who refuse to admit their team is losing.
Views:

Saturday Night Live gave Trump and the new right-wing propaganda network Newsmax (that's giving Fox a run for the money these days) the treatment they deserved, during a parody with delusional Jets fans who refuse to admit their team is losing.

‘Saturday Night Live’ Spoofs Newsmax & Donald Trump’s Voter Fraud Claims:

Saturday Night Live tonight skewered Newsmax’s newfound success by not calling Biden President-elect and supporting Trump, who, in turn, has been promoting it.

“Great news! Million of real Americans are switching from Fox News to Newsmax because Newsmax tells them the truth, that Donald Trump could still win this election,” a promo at the start of the skit said. “And because of our recent success, we are launching Sportsmax. Sportsmax is a network for real Jets fans, giving you the truth about America’s favorite football team.”

While Jets are currently 0-12 for the season, a Sportsmax pundit (Beck Bennett) claimed that they have won 11 games. He examined one of Jets’ losses and declares that the New York team actually won because they were leading after the first quarter, and then “something suspicious happens” and “the whole game was rigged,” a reference to Trump’s statements that he won states that have been called for Biden because he was leading on Election Night.

Fox deserves the same treatment from the rest of the media, but they continue to treat them as though they're a legitimate "news" organization, despite the fact that they're only marginally better than Newsmax and OANN.

Can you help us out?

For 17 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit, but now Facebook is drowning us in an ocean of right wing lies. Please give a one-time or recurring donation, or buy a year's subscription for an ad-free experience. Thank you.

More C&L Coverage

Discussion

New Commenting System

Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.

Please Do Not Use the Login Link at the Top of the Site.

In order to comment you must use an Insticator account. To register an account, enter your comment and click the post button. A dialog will then appear allowing you create your account.

We will be retiring our Crooks and Liars user account system in January, 2021.

Thank you.
C&L Team