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WATCH: Lauren Boebert Seems Pretty Unhappy About This SNL Skit Portraying Her

WATCH: Lauren Boebert Seems Pretty Unhappy About This SNL Skit Portraying Her

For decades, Saturday Night Live has been producing satirical comedy skits lampooning social trends and political events. Since the beginning, there have been skits that some said went too far, even some that resulted in apologies. Then too, there are always those skits that just really upset the individuals portrayed.

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In the latest episode, Dr. Anthony Fauci is portrayed responding to conspiracy theories and false stories about COVID-19, and the targets are on both sides of the proverbial political aisle. On the left, actors portraying Andrew Cuomo and Chris Cuomo claim that they lost their jobs due to COVID-19, which Fauci is quick to call out as false. Representing the right-wing, well, there’s a portrayal of Marjorie Taylor Greene and Lauren Boebert, two Members of Congress who have spent their months in office making big dramatic attention-getting displays, and generally being in the midst of chaos and controversy.

You can view the entire skit below.

“The government has been using this fake disease to strip us of our freedoms. Do they think we’re dumb?” the faux-Greene asks.

“Please. Would they give a dumb person a gun?” responds Boebert’s character, before answering her own question with a somber “Yes.”

However, it’s clear that the real Boebert doesn’t feel she was well-represented in this piece. She tweeted a complaint about “poor trigger discipline from the no-name actress who played me,” and suggested the show, which apparently was relevant enough to get her attention, should be moved “over to CNN to die out of irrelevance.”

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