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Mainstream Media Slam Jimmy Fallon for Being `Too Soft on Trump`

When Jimmy Fallon returned to host “Saturday Night Live” this past weekend, America learned what the mainstream media use as criteria to evaluate today’s entertainment.

Apparently, the quality of writing, depth of material, delivery of lines, etc., are not as important to mainstream media outlets as whether the entertainment content in question sufficiently attacks President Donald Trump.

The same media pundits that praise Stephen Colbert and “SNL” for non-stop anti-Trump programming have found Fallon wanting for his apparent failure to hit Trump hard enough.

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Late-night Comedy Targets President Donald Trump

Some of Hollywood’s most notorious liberal activists appear to be hell-bent on continuing their quest to spread the hate, most notably against the nation’s new president, Donald J. Trump.

Still reeling from Trump’s victory over rival Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, some left-leaning celebrities are wildly engaging in social media diatribes and/or racing to grab the mike at public protest events.

During the primary and general election season, a number of entertainment industry lefties were dead set on the destruction of the Trump campaign, and there were countless attempts to flood the airwaves with Trump-mocking material.

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Bernie Sanders Gets an SNL Boost

Bernie Sanders took a pause from campaigning this past weekend in order to travel to New York for what has become a mandatory stop in any presidential hopeful’s campaign, the all-important “Saturday Night Live” appearance.

The Vermont senator and Democrat presidential candidate currently has his eye on what may turn out to be his first victory of the electoral season, a New Hampshire win over Hillary Clinton.

“Seinfeld” co-creator and “Curb Your Enthusiasm” star Larry David, who has portrayed Sanders several times on “SNL,” hosted the most recent show and even appeared alongside the real Sanders in a memorable segment.

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Donald Trump`s SNL Triumph

Despite the protests, petitions, and pressure placed on the NBC network, Donald Trump maintained his trademark focus throughout the attacks and ultimately took to the stage as host of the most recent episode of television’s iconic comedy show, “Saturday Night Live.”

Thanks to Trump’s appearance, SNL achieved record ratings and the GOP presidential frontrunner enhanced his image in the process, further strengthening his candidacy.

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`SNL` Sells the Softer Side of Hillary

Hillary Clinton’s campaign managers have been attempting to soften the former secretary of state’s image by engaging in an “authenticity tour,” complete with appearances by Hillary on several entertainment shows, most recently in a sketch on “Saturday Night Live.”

In the YouTube world in which we all now reside, whether a candidate for president appears to be likable, particularly on television, is of paramount importance to that individual’s ultimate electoral success.

All of the chatter about Hillary appearing to be stiff and scripted, combined with her falling poll numbers, email scandals, and challenges from Bernie Sanders and others, have caused the presumed Democratic frontrunner to try and convince potential supporters that she is genuine.

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Obamacare Debacle Spawns Late-night Hand-wringing

The meltdown of the Affordable Care Act website, HealthCare.gov, has been eliciting some interesting responses on the late-night comedy shows.

Hosts of the late-night fare have made the White House’s infamous website a virtual punching bag. At the same time, though, comedy writers and joke deliverers, with the exception of Jay Leno, seem to be taking great pains to avoid making the president himself the target of any zingers.

Jon Stewart, who in the past took aim at the president’s health care rollout, used his Comedy Central platform to take cable news outlets to task for having used his comedic material to knock President Obama.

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