Donald Trump Roasted on ‘SNL’ With “Racists for Trump” Ad

Donald Trump Roasted on ‘SNL’ With “Racists for Trump” Ad
Source: NBC
Source: NBC

Saturday Night Live cut straight to the unfortunate truth about Republican frontrunner Donald Trump's mostly white fanbase with an all-too-apt parody campaign ad during Saturday's show: "Racists for Donald Trump.

The sketch presented SNL actors as real people, engaged in ostensibly innocuous activity: doing their ironing, painting a house, hanging out at home, hauling wood to a pickup truck. But as we spend a little more time with these apparently average Americans, we learn that they're swastika-sporting Nazis, card-carrying Klansmen and women — proud white supremacists all. 

Read more: Donald Trump Campaign May or May Not Have Changed This Model's Race on Website

That's not why they support Trump, though — at least, that's not why they say they support Trump. He's a "winner," they offer, "authentic," a credentialed negotiator. But as the old saw goes, their actions speak louder than their words.

Source: Mic/NBC

"He's not some cautious politician. He says what I'm thinking," one woman explains, folding back the white garment on her ironing board to reveal a pointed hood and the emblem of the Klu Klux Klan — a group certain Trumps have historically supported — emblazoned on the chest. 

Source: Mic/NBC

"He's definitely not P.C.," a man says, sitting beside a fire roaring in his hearth, onto which he casually tosses a book from the tall stack standing next to him.  

Source: Mic/NBC

"So why do I support Trump?" another says, "Three words: Good. At. Business." The business he is implicitly referring to, it seems, is the business of making America white again — also the business of the hooded figures dancing around a cross blazing in the background.

Source: Mic/NBC

Watch the full video below.

Source: NBC