20 Best 'Saturday Night Live' Political Sketches

From 'Trump Voters' to Tina Fey's iconic Sarah Palin – the greatest, funniest, sharpest political 'SNL' sketches

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16. 'How a Bill Does Not Become a Law' (11/22/14)

When Obama issued an executive order in 2014 offering temporary legal status to millions of illegal immigrants, SNL seized the opportunity to portray the President as someone willing to circumvent Congress. Jay Pharaoh does his uncanny Obama impression here, but the MVP is Bobby Moynihan's Executive Order. He not only has his own fantastic School House Rock-esque anti-anthem; he also gets a fantastically over-the-top reaction upon learning what his order actually contains. "I didn't have time to read myself," he exclaims. OK, go big or go home!" RM

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