On ‘SNL,’ ’60 Minutes’ Believes Toronto Mayor’s Story

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By Chris Ariens Comments

SNL60MinutesTonight’s “Saturday Night Live” cold open was all about embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. (What, you thought it’d be Obamacare?)

It started with a CBC “interview” with Ford. The anchor wasn’t buying Ford’s excuses for his behavior. “Then I’m going to go on a show where people do believe me and will believe anything I say,” says the Bobby Moynihan version of Ford. Queue Kate McKinnon, playing “60 Minutes” correspondent Lara Logan.

“So Mayor Ford, once and for all, what is the truth?”

“I have never done crack.”

“I believe you.”

“I’ve also never smoked pot.”

“I believe you.”

“And I’ve never had alcohol.”

“Mayor Ford?… I believe you.”

“Oh, my God. This is the best show.”