As soon as the news that the German Chancellor was Time’s Person of the Year broke, our first thought was about how great Kate McKinnon’s inevitable return to the Weekend Update desk as a “tiny umail-obsessed” Angela Merkel would be. But maybe that’s because all we know about world politics comes from watching Weekend Update. It’s kind of a problem. We need to go outside more. And also stop using this vague royal we. We’re worried it’s getting creepy.