SNL Pops Liberals' Bubble in Hilarious Sketch

Bring your "Bernie bucks" if you're ready to close yourself off from Trump's America.

Photo Credit: Screen Capture / NBC

A hilarious sketch titled "The Bubble" on this week's Saturday Night Live imagines a place where "life could continue for progressive Americans just as before" Donald Trump won the presidential election. It sounds too good to be true—and as with most utopias, it is.

Here you'll find all the trappings of Trump-free liberal urban life (farmers markets! Hybrid cars! Used book stores! Netflix documentaries on sushi rice!). Hell, even Bernie Sanders gets to be on the dollar bill!

It's for "like-minded free-thinkers... and no one else!" Sasheer Zamata cautions sternly in the mock advertisement.

"So if you're an open-minded person, come here, and close yourself in!" gushes Kyle Mooney.

But there's a catch to living in the blissful ignorance of the bubble... the ridiculously high cost of living. Which sounds a heck of a lot like Brooklyn... with a bubble on it.


Jenny Pierson is a managing editor and assistant publisher at AlterNet.

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