WATCH: SNL Takes Aim at Virginia Democratic Party’s Blackface Scandal

Posted on February 10, 2019 9:10 am

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Saturday Night Live took aim at the Virginia Democratic Party’s blackface scandal by joking that every politician has done it — and saying that it was never cool, even in the 80s.

Both the Virginia governor and the attorney general have admitted to wearing blackface in the 1980s.

In the skit, Kenan Thompson portrays the chair of the ethics committee addressing a room full of lawmakers.

“Alright, so we’re all in agreement that the lieutenant governor should be encouraged to step down? Okay, so it’s settled,” Thompson says. “One more quick thing before we get out of here, as