Why ‘Saturday Night Live’ Should Have Kept Its Ferguson Sketch (Video)

You can’t really joke about tragedy right after its happened. That’s literally why the expression is “comedy = tragedy + time,” and not “comedy = tragedy + Twitter.” While joking about the circumstances in controversial, nation-effecting events like those in Ferguson, MI might be in poor taste while people are still protesting the grand jury’s decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson, Saturday Night Live found a way to create a hilarious sketch about the uncomfortable reactions from a St. Louis morning news team. The bit was unfortunately cut for time, but that’s why we have the Internet. Take it away!

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