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SNL: FOX News Gives “Embracing Civility” A Try, Is Defeated By James Carville

On Saturday Night Live’s version of FOX News, the network decided to turn over a new leaf and give civil, polite political discourse a try. Kristen Wiig’s Greta van Susteren spearheaded the initiative, joined by Sean Hannity, Michelle Malkin and an already-struggling-to-be-civil Glenn Beck.

Things went quite well initially, but Malkin, Hannity and Beck were unable to go on after hearing James Carville brag about his meal at a vegan restaurant, and watching Rachel Maddow hijack Beck’s blackboard. The more things change, the more they stay the same!

While it was an admirably creative attempt to comment on the debate over political rhetoric that has gripped cable news this week without getting super heavy, the sketch…wasn’t super funny. Can’t win ’em all — watch it below.

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